A first example - grabbing a web page via LWP
Standard Web Modules example from a Well House Consultants training course
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Source code: grab2 Module: P408
# Set up a browser ...
$browser = LWP::UserAgent->new;
# i.e. sub new in LWP::UserAgent
# run sub "agent" on that scalar
$browser->agent("Well House Consultants robot");
# Browse to the course description ...
$req = HTTP::Request->new(GET => "http://www.wellho.net/course/ppfull.html");
$res = $browser->request($req);
$html = $res->content;
# print $html;
$status = $res->code;
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