This module provides an interface between Perl and the MediaWiki API (http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/API) allowing creation of scripts to automate editing and extraction of data from MediaWiki driven sites like Wikipedia.
I wrote it as the module we were using previously for automation of ExoticA had a variety of bugs which didn’t seem to get fixed very quickly and as the MediaWiki API was getting mature, it seemed logical to move to a solution that utilised it.
The module is available from CPAN – http://search.cpan.org/~exobuzz/MediaWiki-API/. It is also included in some Linux distributions such as Debian.
The sourcecode and main development is on github – https://github.com/joolswills/mediawikiapi