Tag Archives: perl

IMDB::Film v0.42 is out!

I just released a new version of IMDB::Film – 0.42. Following changes were done since previous version: added retrieving of plot keywords for the film; fixed issue with retrieving of movie’s plot contained links; fixed issue with displaying special HTML symbols; added test for the plot keywords; fixed POD documentation. To implement correct displaying of… Continue reading →

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Connect to Oracle DB from Perl script

After successful installation of DBD::Oracle it’s time to use it. The connection string is the same as for he rest DB: my $dbi = DBI->connect(“dbi:Oracle:$db_name:$db_host:$db_port”, $db_user, $db_pass); As result of running code above I got following error: Couldn’t connect to database db_name: ORA-12154: TNS:could not resolve the connect identifier specified (DBD ERROR: OCIServerAttach) After googling… Continue reading →

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Installing DBD::Oracle under Fedora 11

Recently I got a task which needs to communicate with database Oracle from Perl. Perl has an excellent database abstraction interface DBI. But for specific database it needs a driver – DBD module. To install DBD::Oracle you have to perform following simple steps: Download and install oracle-instantclient11.2-basic and oracle-instantclient11.2-devel RPMs from Instant Client Downloads for… Continue reading →

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