Christopher H. Laco

NAME

Net::Blogger::API::Core - Blogger API methods

SYNOPSIS

 It's very dark in here because this is a black box. 

DESCRIPTION

Net::Blogger::API::Core defined methods that correspond to the Blogger API.

It is inherited by Net::Blogger::Engine::Base.pm

Blogger API METHODS

$pkg->getUsersBlogs()

Fetch the blogid, url and blogName for each of the Blogger blogs the current user is registered to.

Returns an array ref of hashes.

$pkg->newPost(\%args)

Add a new post to the Blogger server.

Valid arguments are :

  • postbody (required)

    Scalar ref.

  • publish

    Boolean.

If the length of postbody exceeds maximum length allowed by the Blogger servers -- 65,536 characters -- currently the text will be chunked into smaller pieces are each piece will be posted separately.

Releases prior to Net::Blogger 0.85 accepted a list of arguments rather than a reference. Version 0.85+ are backwards compatible.

Returns an array containing one, or more, post ids.

$pkg->getPost($postid)

Returns a hash ref, containing the following keys : userid, postid, content and dateCreated.

$pkg->getRecentPosts(\%args)

Fetch the latest (n) number of posts for a given blog. The most recent posts are returned first.

Valid arguments are

  • numposts

    Int. If no argument is passed to the method, default is 1.

    "NumberOfPosts is limited to 20 at this time. Let me know if this gets annoying. Letting this number get too high could result in some expensive db access, so I want to be careful with it." --Ev

Releases prior to Net::Blogger 0.85 accepted a list of arguments rather than a reference. Version 0.85+ are backwards compatible.

Returns true or false, followed by an array of hash refs. Each hash ref contains the following keys : postid,content,userid,dateCreated

$pkg->editPost(\%args)

Update the Blogger database. Set the body of entry $postid to $body.

Valid arguments are :

  • postbody (required)

    Scalar ref or a valid filehandle.

  • postid

    String. required

  • publish

    Boolean.

If the length of postbody exceeds maximum length allowed by the Blogger servers -- 65,536 characters -- currently the text will be chunked into smaller pieces are each piece will be posted separately.

Releases prior to Net::Blogger 0.85 accepted a list of arguments rather than a reference. Version 0.85+ are backwards compatible.

Returns an array containing one, or more, post ids.

$pkg->deletePost(\%args)

Delete a post from the Blogger server.

Valid arguments are

  • postid

    String. required

  • publish

    Boolean.

Releases prior to Net::Blogger 0.85 accepted a list of arguments rather than a reference. Version 0.85+ are backwards compatible.

Returns true or false.

$pkg->setTemplate(\%args)

Set the body of the template matching type $type.

 <quote src = "ev">
  template is the HTML (XML, whatever -- Blogger can output any sort 
  of text). Must contain opening and closing <Blogger> tags to be 
  valid and accepted.
 </quote>

Valid arguments are

  • template

    Scalar ref. required

  • type

    String. required

    Valid types are "main" and "archiveIndex"

Releases prior to Net::Blogger 0.85 accepted a list of arguments rather than a reference. Version 0.85+ are backwards compatible.

Returns true or false.

$pkg->getTemplate(\%args)

Fetch the body of the template matching type $type.

Valid types are

  • type

    String. required

    Valid types are "main" and "archiveIndex"

Releases prior to Net::Blogger 0.85 accepted a list of arguments rather than a reference. Version 0.85+ are backwards compatible.

Returns a string.

VERSION

1.0

DATE

$Date: 2005/03/26 19:29:08 $

AUTHOR

Aaron Straup Cope

SEE ALSO

Net::Blogger::Engine::Base

Net::Blogger::API::Extended

LICENSE

Copyright (c) 2001-2005 Aaron Straup Cope.

This is free software, you may use it and distribute it under the same terms as Perl itself.