WWW::KrispyKreme::Hotlight - first release

I have uploaded the first version of WWW::KrispyKreme::Hotlight. This is basically a Perl wrapper that interfaces with Krispy Kreme's location search page

Creating a new object like this:

# only supports geo right now
my $donuts = 
    WWW::KrispyKreme::Hotlight->new(where => [34.170833,-118.25]);

and calling the locations method like this:

my $locations = $donuts->locations;

will return a structure like this:

[   {   'storeHours2' => '',
        'locationId'  => '993',
        'hotLightOn'  => '0',
        'storeHours1' => '',
        'phone'       => '818-955-9015',
        'zipcode'     => '91504',
        'state'       => 'CA',
        'city'        => 'Burbank',
        'geoLocation' => '34.190000,-118.330000',
        'url'         => 'http://kkre.me/oXMuQQ',
        'title'       => 'Burbank',
        'address'     => '1521 North Victory Place'
    {   'storeHours2' => '',
        'locationId'  => '985',
        'hotLightOn'  => '0',
        'storeHours1' => '',
        'phone'       => '323-291-4133',
        'zipcode'     => '90008',
        'state'       => 'CA',
        'city'        => 'Los Angeles',
        'geoLocation' => '34.010000,-118.340000',
        'url'         => 'http://kkre.me/pF3cuI',
        'title'       => 'Los Angeles',
        'address'     => '4034 Crenshaw Boulevard'

Notice there is a boolean value for 'hotLightOn' which can be handy for finding fresh donuts!

CPAN: https://metacpan.org/module/WWW::KrispyKreme::Hotlight
Github: https://github.com/aggrolite/WWW-KrispyKreme-HotLight


Because its such a whimsical pursuit, I thought I would look a little deeper. I was interested to see the selection of modules you use to accomplish the task. Since you use Mojo::JSON, I thought I might try to demonstrate this entire scraper using the Mojolicious suite rather than using the URI/Mech/XML tools. The result is here though admittedly, I didn't update the build tools.

Certainly I won't fault you for using Moose (though this really could just be a function of lat and long). Since Mojolicious comes with Mojo::Base I use it here, though it is a VERY tiny object framework. Otherwise I use just the Mojolicious' built-in UserAgent, DOM parser and JSON functionalities. Further, the method call could be made entirely non-blocking since Mojolicious and its tools will operate that way if so constructed.

I hope you know, I'm not at all criticizing, just showing another, and in my view simpler, way of accomplishing this fun task. Cheers!

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