Perl Documentation Bookmarklets

Below are some bookmarklets to quick link to CPAN documentation… Click and drag the links to your bookmark bar or use the included source code to create the bookmarklets.

They will generate a prompt something like this when clicked:

Bookmarklet to search for a keyword in CPAN documentation: Search CPAN

Source:

javascript:{x=prompt("Search%20for%20module");window.location='http://search.cpan.org/search?mode=module;query='+x;}

Bookmarklet to bring up specific module page [case-sensitive, e.g., GetOpt::Long]: CPAN Page

Source:

javascript:{x=prompt("Enter%20Perldoc%20keyword");window.location='http://search.cpan.org/perldoc/'+x;}

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