Chris Williams
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NAME

POE::Component::IRC::Plugin::RSS::Headlines - A POE::Component::IRC plugin that provides RSS headline retrieval.

VERSION

version 1.10

SYNOPSIS

  use strict;
  use warnings;
  use POE qw(Component::IRC Component::IRC::Plugin::RSS::Headlines);

  my $nickname = 'RSSHead' . $$;
  my $ircname = 'RSSHead the Sailor Bot';
  my $ircserver = 'irc.perl.org';
  my $port = 6667;
  my $channel = '#IRC.pm';
  my $rss_url = 'http://eekeek.org/jerkcity.cgi';

  my $irc = POE::Component::IRC->spawn(
        nick => $nickname,
        server => $ircserver,
        port => $port,
        ircname => $ircname,
        debug => 0,
        plugin_debug => 1,
        options => { trace => 0 },
  ) or die "Oh noooo! $!";

  POE::Session->create(
        package_states => [
                'main' => [ qw(_start irc_001 irc_join irc_rssheadlines_items) ],
        ],
  );

  $poe_kernel->run();
  exit 0;

  sub _start {
    # Create and load our plugin
    $irc->plugin_add( 'RSSHead' =>
        POE::Component::IRC::Plugin::RSS::Headlines->new() );

    $irc->yield( register => 'all' );
    $irc->yield( connect => { } );
    undef;
  }

  sub irc_001 {
    $irc->yield( join => $channel );
    undef;
  }

  sub irc_join {
    my ($kernel,$sender,$channel) = @_[KERNEL,SENDER,ARG1];
    print STDERR "$channel $rss_url\n";
    $kernel->yield( 'get_headline', { url => $rss_url, _channel => $channel } );
    undef;
  }

  sub irc_rssheadlines_items {
    my ($kernel,$sender,$args) = @_[KERNEL,SENDER,ARG0];
    my $channel = delete $args->{_channel};
    $kernel->post( $sender, 'privmsg', $channel, join(' ', @_[ARG1..$#_] ) );
    undef;
  }

DESCRIPTION

POE::Component::IRC::Plugin::RSS::Headlines, is a POE::Component::IRC plugin that provides a mechanism for retrieving RSS headlines from given URLs.

CONSTRUCTOR

new

Creates a new plugin object. Takes the following optional arguments:

  'http_alias', you may provide the alias of an existing POE::Component::Client::HTTP 
                component that the plugin will use instead of spawning it's own;
  'follow_redirects', this argument is passed to PoCoCl::HTTP to inform it how to deal with
                following redirects, default is 2;

INPUT EVENTS

The plugin registers the following state handler within your session:

get_headline

Takes a hashref as an argument with the following keys:

  'url', the RSS based url to retrieve items for;

You may pass arbitary key/value pairs, but the keys must be prefixed with an underscore.

OUTPUT

The following irc event is generated with the result of a 'get_headline' command:

irc_rssheadlines_items

Has the following parameters:

  'ARG0', the original hashref that was passed;
  'ARG1' .. $#_, RSS headline item titles;
irc_rssheadlines_error

Has the following parameters:

  'ARG0', the original hashref that was passed;
  'ARG1', the error text;

SEE ALSO

POE::Component::IRC

AUTHOR

Chris Williams

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE

This software is copyright (c) 2017 by Chris Williams.

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