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WWW::Dilbert(3)	      User Contributed Perl Documentation      WWW::Dilbert(3)

NAME
       WWW::Dilbert - Retrieve Dilbert of the day comic	strip images

SYNOPSIS
	use WWW::Dilbert qw(get_strip mirror_strip strip_url);

	# Get the URL for todays strip
	my $image_url =	strip_url();

	# Get todays strip
	my $image_blob = get_strip();

	# Get a	specific strip by specifying the ID
	my $ethical_garbage_man	= get_strip("2666040051128");

	# Write	todays strip to	local_filename.gif on disk
	my $filename_written = mirror_strip("local_filename.gif");

	# Write	a specific strip to mystrip.gif	on disk
	my $filename_written = mirror_strip("mystrip.gif","2666040051128");

DESCRIPTION
       This module will	download the latest Dilbert of the Day cartoon strip
       from the	Dilbert	website	and return a binary blob of the	image, or
       write it	to disk.

EXPORTS
       The following functions can be exported with the	":all" export tag, or
       individually as is show in the above example.

   strip_url
	# Return todays	strip URL
	my $url	= strip_url();

	# Return the strip matching ID 200512287225
	$url = strip_url("200512287225");

       Accepts an optional argument strip ID argument.

   get_strip
	# Get todays comic strip image
	my $image_blob = get_strip();

       Accepts an optional argument strip ID argument.

   mirror_strip
	# Write	todays comic strip to "mystrip.gif" on disk
	my $filename_written = mirror_strip("mystrip.gif");

       Accepts two optional arguments. The first is the	filename that the
       comic strip should be written to	on disk. The second specifies the
       strip ID.

       Returns the name	of the file that was written to	disk.

VERSION
       $Id: Dilbert.pm,v 1.19 2006/01/12 22:30:11 nicolaw Exp $

AUTHOR
       Nicola Worthington <nicolaw@cpan.org>

       <http://perlgirl.org.uk>

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright 2004,2005,2006	Nicola Worthington.

       This software is	licensed under The Apache Software License, Version
       2.0.

       <http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0>

perl v5.32.1			  2021-02-28		       WWW::Dilbert(3)

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