Original computing articles by a systems administrator

Monthly Archives: March 2009

Track UPS Packages with Perl – WebService::UPS

The Module: I have made a Perl object oriented module for tracking UPS shipments. To use this module you will need to get a developer key for the UPS online tools here. This module makes a XML request to the online tools, and then parses the response using XML::Simple. The module has methods to getContinue Reading

Parsing the The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act with Perl

Introduction: I think of the American government as a democratic republic. The government is run by a small group of people, a republic, that is elected by the public to represent them, a democracy. Congress, and the bills they pass, should have oversight from the people. Although the bills are made available to the public,Continue Reading