NAME

App::HTTPUserAgentUtils - CLI utilities related to HTTP User-Agent (string)

VERSION

This document describes version 0.002 of App::HTTPUserAgentUtils (from Perl distribution App-HTTPUserAgentUtils), released on 2019-04-11.

SYNOPSIS

DESCRIPTION

This distribution includes several utilities:

FUNCTIONS

gen_random_http_ua

Usage:

 gen_random_http_ua(%args) -> [status, msg, payload, meta]

Generate random HTTP User-Agent string(s).

Currently using WWW::UserAgent::Random as backend.

This function is not exported.

Arguments ('*' denotes required arguments):

  • category => str

  • num => nonnegint (default: 1)

Returns an enveloped result (an array).

First element (status) is an integer containing HTTP status code (200 means OK, 4xx caller error, 5xx function error). Second element (msg) is a string containing error message, or 'OK' if status is 200. Third element (payload) is optional, the actual result. Fourth element (meta) is called result metadata and is optional, a hash that contains extra information.

Return value: (any)

http_ua_by_nickname

Usage:

 http_ua_by_nickname(%args) -> [status, msg, payload, meta]

Get HTTP User-Agent string by nickname.

This function is not exported.

Arguments ('*' denotes required arguments):

  • action => str (default: "get")

  • nickname => str

Returns an enveloped result (an array).

First element (status) is an integer containing HTTP status code (200 means OK, 4xx caller error, 5xx function error). Second element (msg) is a string containing error message, or 'OK' if status is 200. Third element (payload) is optional, the actual result. Fourth element (meta) is called result metadata and is optional, a hash that contains extra information.

Return value: (any)

parse_http_ua

Usage:

 parse_http_ua(%args) -> [status, msg, payload, meta]

Parse HTTP User-Agent string using one of available backends.

This function is not exported.

Arguments ('*' denotes required arguments):

  • backend => str (default: "HTTP::BrowserDetect")

  • ua* => str

Returns an enveloped result (an array).

First element (status) is an integer containing HTTP status code (200 means OK, 4xx caller error, 5xx function error). Second element (msg) is a string containing error message, or 'OK' if status is 200. Third element (payload) is optional, the actual result. Fourth element (meta) is called result metadata and is optional, a hash that contains extra information.

Return value: (any)

HOMEPAGE

Please visit the project's homepage at https://metacpan.org/release/App-HTTPUserAgentUtils.

SOURCE

Source repository is at https://github.com/perlancar/perl-App-HTTPUserAgentUtils.

BUGS

Please report any bugs or feature requests on the bugtracker website https://rt.cpan.org/Public/Dist/Display.html?Name=App-HTTPUserAgentUtils

When submitting a bug or request, please include a test-file or a patch to an existing test-file that illustrates the bug or desired feature.

AUTHOR

perlancar <perlancar@cpan.org>

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE

This software is copyright (c) 2019 by perlancar@cpan.org.

This is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as the Perl 5 programming language system itself.