POE::Component::IRC::Cookbook::Hailo(3) A blabbering IRC bot


This bot uses POE::Component::IRC::Plugin::Hailo for most of its magic. As of yet, this recipe just contains a SYNOPSIS that is copied from its documentation.


 #!/usr/bin/env perl
 use strict;
 use warnings;
 use POE;
 use POE::Component::IRC::Plugin::AutoJoin;
 use POE::Component::IRC::Plugin::Connector;
 use POE::Component::IRC::Plugin::Hailo;
 use POE::Component::IRC::State;
 my $irc = POE::Component::IRC::State->spawn(
     nick   => 'Brainy',
     server => 'irc.freenode.net',
 my @channels = ('#public_chan', '#bot_chan');
 $irc->plugin_add('AutoJoin', POE::Component::IRC::Plugin::AutoJoin->new(Channels => \@channels));
 $irc->plugin_add('Connector', POE::Component::IRC::Plugin::Connector->new());
 $irc->plugin_add('Hailo', POE::Component::IRC::Plugin::Hailo->new(
     Own_channel    => '#bot_chan',
     Ignore_regexes => [ qr{\w+://\w} ], # ignore lines containing URLs
     Hailo_args     => {
         brain_resource => 'brain.sqlite',


Hinrik O.rn Sigurd-sson, [email protected]