NAME

WWW::Search::AltaVista::Careers - class for searching www.altavistacareers.com

SYNOPSIS

 use WWW::Search;
 my $oSearch = new WWW::Search('AltaVista::Careers');
 my $sQuery = WWW::Search::escape_query("java c++)");
 $oSearch->native_query($sQuery,
                        {'state' => 'CA'});
 while (my $res = $oSearch->next_result()) {
     print $res->title . "\t" . $res->change_date
         . "\t" . $res->location . "\t" . $res->url . "\n";
 }

DESCRIPTION

This class is a AltaVistaCareers specialization of WWW::Search. It handles making and interpreting AltaVistaCareers searches http://careers.altavista.com.

The returned WWW::SearchResult objects contain url, title, location and change_date fields.

OPTIONS

The following search options can be activated by sending a hash as the second argument to native_query().

The only available options are to select a specific location. The default is to search all locations. To change it use

{'state' => $state} - Only jobs in state $state.
{'city' => $city} - Only job in a specific $city

AUTHOR

WWW::Search::AltaVistaCareers is written and maintained by Alexander Tkatchev (Alexander.Tkatchev@cern.ch).

LEGALESE

THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS" AND WITHOUT ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

This private method does the heavy lifting after native_query() is called.

native_retrieve_some

This private method does the heavy lifting of communicating with the server.