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Chapter 5. Introducing the Google Web AP... > NoXML, Another SOAP::Lite Alternativ... - Pg. 154

HACK #54 NoXML, Another SOAP::Lite Alternative 3. Replace my $google_search = SOAP::Lite->service("file:$google_ wdsl"); with my $google_search = new PoXML; . There are, however, some limitations. While PoXML works nicely to extract results and aggregate results the likes of <estimatedTotalResultsCount /> , it falls down on gleaning some of the more advanced result elements like <directoryCategories /> , an array of categories turned up by the query. In general, bear in mind that your mileage may vary, and don't be afraid to tweak. See Also · NoXML [Hack #54] , a regular expressions­based, XML Parser­free SOAP:: Lite alternative · XooMLE [Hack #36] , a third-party service offering an intermediary plain old XML interface to the Google Web API H A C K NoXML, Another SOAP::Lite Alternative Hack #54