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NAME ^

Reddit - Perl extension for http://www.reddit.com

See github for the most up to date/development branch: https://github.com/three18ti/Reddit.pm

SYNOPSIS ^

  use Reddit;
  
  # instantatiate a new reddit object
  # Automajically handles logging in and cookie handling
  $r = Reddit->new(
      {
          user_name => 'Foo', 
                  password  => 'Bar', 
                  subreddit => 'Perl'
          }
  );

  # Submit a link
  # $title, $url, $subreddit
  # This overrides a subreddit set duriing instantiation
  $r->submit_link( 'Test', 'http://example.com', 'NotPerl');

  # Submit a Self Post
  # $title, $text, $subreddit
  # This overrides a subreddit set during instantiation
  $r->submit_story( 'Self.test', 'Some Text Here', 'shareCoding');  

  # Post a top level comment to a URL or .self post 
  $r->comment($post_id, $comment);
  
  # Post a reply to a comment
  $r->comment($comment_id, $comment);

DESCRIPTION ^

Perl module for interacting with Reddit.

This module is still largely inprogress.

Requires

  common::sense
  LWP::UserAgent
  JSON
  HTTP::Cookies

  For Testing:
  Data::Dumper

EXPORT

None.

Provided Methods ^

submit_link($title, $url, $subreddit)
    $r->submit_link( 'Test', 'http://example.com', 'NotPerl');

This method posts links to the specified subreddit. The subreddit parameter is optional if it is not set at the time of instantiation $subreddit is required in one place or the other, subreddit specified here will take precedence over the subreddit specified at time of instantiation.

submit_story($title, $text, $subreddit)
    $r->submit_story( 'Self.test', 'Some Text Here', 'shareCoding');

This method makes a Self.post to the specified subreddit. The subreddit parameter is optional if it is not set at the time of instantiation $subreddit is required in one place or the other, subreddit specified here will take precedence over the subreddit specified at time of instantiation.

comment($post_id, $comment)

To post a top level comment to a URL or .self post

    $r->comment($post_id, $comment);

To post a reply to a comment

    $r->comment($comment_id, $comment);

This methid requires you pass in the cannonical thing ID with the correct thing prefix. Submit methods return cannonical thing IDs, See the FULLNAME Glossary for futher information

The post_id is the alphanumeric string after the name of the subreddit, before the title of the post The comment_id is the alphanumeric string after the title of the post

SEE ALSO ^

https://github.com/reddit/reddit/wiki

AUTHOR ^

Jon A, <info[replacewithat]cyberspacelogistics[replacewithdot]com>

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE ^

Copyright (C) 2011 by jon

This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself, either Perl version 5.12.4 or, at your option, any later version of Perl 5 you may have available.

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