URI::Title - get the titles of things on the web in a sensible way
use URI::Title qw( title ); my $title = title('http://microsoft.com'); print "Title is $title\n";
I keep having to find the title of things on the web. This seems like a really simple request, just get() the object, parse for a title tag, you're done. Ha, I wish. There are several problems with this approach:
So, let's solve these issues once.
only one, the title(url) method. Call it with an url, get the title if possible, undef if it wasn't. Very simple.
Many, many, many things. Still unimplemented:
Tom Insam <email@example.com>, original author, 2004-2012.
Philippe Bruhat (BooK) <firstname.lastname@example.org>, maintainer, 2014.
This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.
Invented because of a conversation with rjp, who contributed some eyeball-melting and as-yet-unused code to get titles from MP3s and PDFs, and hex, who has also solved the problem, and got bits done in a nicer way than I did.