NAME

Bot::Cobalt::Plugin::Extras::CPAN - Query MetaCPAN API from IRC

SYNOPSIS

  ## Retrieve dist abstract:
  > !cpan Some::Dist
  > !cpan abstract Some::Dist

  ## Retrieve latest version:
  > !cpan latest Some::Dist

  ## Test summary:
  > !cpan tests Some::Dist

  ## License info:
  > !cpan license Some::Dist

  ## Download link:
  > !cpan dist Some::Dist

  ## Query Module::CoreList:
  > !corelist Some::Dist

DESCRIPTION

A Bot::Cobalt plugin providing an IRC interface to the http://www.metacpan.org API.

Retrieves CPAN distribution information; can also retrieve Module::CoreList data specifying when/if a distribution was included in Perl core.

SEE ALSO

As of this writing, the authoritative reference for the MetaCPAN API appears to be available at https://github.com/CPAN-API/cpan-api/wiki/Beta-API-docs

TODO

Some useful search features.

AUTHOR

Jon Portnoy <avenj@cobaltirc.org>

http://www.cobaltirc.org