Perl 6 - the future is here, just unevenly distributed

IRC log for #metacpan, 2013-12-07

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04:26 jayallen It's a shame that https://metacpan.org/pod/Test::AutomationFramework doesn't use https://metacpan.org/pod/Test::Pod
04:26 dipsy [ Test::AutomationFramework - Test Automation Framework (TAF) - metacpan.org - Perl programming language ] [ Test::Pod - check for POD errors in files - metacpan.org - Perl programming language ]
04:57 jayallen Dammit...if you wanted to programmatically query CPAN to get a module's abstract, how would you do it? Or where would you start looking in your already installed tools? (e.g. CPAN? CPANPLUS? App::cpanminus?
05:02 jayallen Nevermind!  https://metacpan.org/pod/App::metacpansearch
05:02 dipsy [ App::metacpansearch - Simple command-line search of CPAN using the metacpan API - metacpan.org - Perl programming language ]
05:10 jayallen Voilà! :  for I in Moose Moo Mouse; do cpans $I | egrep "^$I "; done  ### cpans is the CLI for the above...
05:12 jayallen Output: http://paste.scsys.co.uk/283509
05:12 dipsy [ magnet_web paste from "jayallen" at 217.168.150.38... ]
05:20 jayallen oh, mind you, I think I have a very hacked version of the above which DOESN'T register 529 CPANTesters errors (https://metacpan.org/release/App-perlfind).  I should contact Marcel about that...
05:20 dipsy [ App-perlfind-2.05 - A more knowledgeable perldoc - metacpan.org - Perl programming language ]
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23:35 trs jayallen: also: curl -s 'https://api.metacpan.org/v0/module/App::metacpansearch?fields=abstract;content-type=application/json' | perl -MJSON -E 'say decode_json(<>)->{abstract}'
23:52 trs or with App::PipeFilter (which I ♥ that I've finally found):
23:52 trs curl -s 'https://api.metacpan.org/v0/module/App::metacpansearch?fields=abstract' | json2tsv -o abstract

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