Simple Web Access

Simões, Alberto
December 2007
Perl Review;Winter2007, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p5
Academic Journal
The article focuses on computer programming using the Perl language module LWP: :Simple aimed at retrieving documents from the Internet. The module, which can be located in the Perl libwww package, use the get function in accepting a URL, retrieves it and returns its content. The module is also used in accessing Web documents such as the document MIME type, the content size and the last time the content was modified.


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