cpan recent modules

This command grabs and print the URL of a plain text file that lists new files added to CPAN the past two weeks.
$ perl -MLWP::Simple -e “getprint ‘http://cpan.org/RECENT'”

You can easily make it part of a tidy little shell command, like this one that mails you the list of new SOAP::modules
$ perl -MLWP::Simple -e “getprint ‘http://cpan.org/RECENT'” | grep “/by-module/SOAP” | mail -s “New SOAP module! ” $USER

cpan recent modules

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