#!/usr/bin/perl -w use strict; use LWP; use Term::ReadKey; use Getopt::Std; use HTML::TokeParser; use HTTP::Request::Common; $| = 1; use vars qw(%opts); getopts('p:u:s:h',\%opts); my ($user,$passwd,$help) = parse_args(\%opts); USAGE() and exit unless $user and $passwd and not $help; use constant URL => 'http://www.perlmonks.org/'; my $SEP = $opts{s} || "\t"; my $ua = LWP::UserAgent->new; $ua->agent('personal_nodlet_extractor/1.0 (' . $ua->agent .')'); # log in and access your User Setting page in raw format my $request = POST(URL, Content => [ op => 'login', user => $user, passwd => $passwd, node_id => 1072, displaytype => 'raw', ] ); my $response = $ua->request($request); die $response->message unless $response->is_success; # pass the HTML content to TokeParser my $content = $response->content; my $parser = HTML::TokeParser->new(\$content); # 'fast forward' until we find "<b>Personal Nodelet</b>" while ($parser->get_tag('b')) { last if 'Personal Nodelet' eq $parser->get_text; } # these are the [links|droids] we are looking for while (my $tag = $parser->get_tag('a')) { if ($tag->[1]->{href} =~ /[^t]node_id=(\d+)/) { print $1 . $SEP . $parser->get_text . "\n"; } } sub parse_args { my %opt = %{+shift}; if (exists $opt{'p'} and not defined $opt{'p'} and defined $opt{'u' +}) { print "Enter password: "; ReadMode 'noecho'; chomp($opt{'p'} = ReadLine 0); ReadMode 'normal'; } return @opt{qw(u p h)}; } sub USAGE { print "USAGE: $0 -u user [-s separator] -p password\n" } =pod =head1 NAME extract_personal_nodelet.pl - LWP script =head1 DESCRIPTION This is a simple script that uses LWP and HTML::TokeParser to access your User Settings page and extracts your Personal Nodelet links. =head1 SYNOPSIS for *nix: ./extract_personal_nodelet.pl -u uname -s : -p for win32: perl extract_personal_nodelet.pl -u uname -s : -p Invokes the script for the specified username and use a colon as the record separator. The script will prompt you for your password if you do not specify it. The contents would look something like this: 24270:Permutations and combinations 25730:Life in the land of OOP, and I'm confused. 17890:Shift, Pop, Unshift and Push with Impunity! 32005:Apache::MP3 34786:Why I like functional programming The default record seperator is a tab. I recommend you use it since just about any character is fair game for a node title. =cut

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