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App::scrape is more limited - it just uses CSS selectors to build up a Perl data structure from an HTML page. Handy yes, but Web::Magic does much more than that.

Can App::scrape handle YAML seamlessly?

use Web::Magic -sub=>'web'; say web('') ->[0]{guid};

Or feeds?

use Web::Magic -sub=>'web'; say $_->title foreach web('')->entries;

Or for that matter JSON, RDF, arbitrary XML, etc?

And how about POST requests?

use 5.010; use Web::Magic -sub => 'web'; # Paste to, and say the URL it was pasted to say web('') ->POST({ code => 'say "Hello world";', lang => 'perl', description => 'Perl Hello World', parent => 0, submit => 'Submit', }) ->Content_Type('application/x-www-form-urlencoded') ->header('Location');

In reply to Re^2: Web::Magic 0.005 by tobyink
in thread Web::Magic 0.005 by tobyink

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