Dancer::Plugin::IRCNotice - Send IRC notices from your dancer app
use Dancer::Plugin::IRCNotice; notify('This is a notification');
Dancer::Plugin::IRCNotice provides a quick and dirty way to send IRC NOTICEs to a specific channel.
This is very alpha software right now. No error checking is done.
plugins: IRCNotice: host: 'chat.freenode.net' nick: 'testnick12345' name: 'Dancer::Plugin::IRCNotify' channel: '#dpintest' type: 'notice'
The host, nick, name, and channel should be pretty obvious.
The type parameter lets you pick the type of message to send. The default is "notice" which sends a notice to the channel. You can also choose "message" which well send a normal message to the channel.
This is so bootleg, it really needs to be cleaned up to handle IRC correctly. Unfortunately, all of the IRC modules I saw on cpan are event based monstrosities so this just uses IO::Socket::IP to connect.
The notify routine should probably let you override the settings or maybe I should use something like Dancer::Plugin::DBIC to define multiple notifiers that can then be used.
A connection to IRC must be made for each notification presently. Instead, it should try to keep a connection open and reuse it or something.
Alan Berndt <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Copyright 2013 Alan Berndt
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