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Re: Problems with WWW:Mechanize and a form

by Anonymous Monk
on Jan 26, 2012 at 15:48 UTC ( #950142=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Problems with WWW:Mechanize and a form

Just today I posted the solution to every scraping problem, see Re^5: can't get WWW::Mechanize to sign in on JustAnswer or Web Testing with HTTP::Recorder or WWW::Mechanize::Firefox

xpather+xpath, or a regex and follow_link can be very easy to use (examples linked above)

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Re^2: Problems with WWW:Mechanize and a form
by conor (Initiate) on Jan 27, 2012 at 13:04 UTC

    thanks for the help, but i don't really understand what you linked me, as i said i am a complete Perl novice and it's taken me a while to even get to the stage i've posted above. Any help on my current code would be great.

      Web automation has ljittle to do with Perl itself. As the linked posts tell, it is all about finding what data a browser sends and then sending the equivalent data from Perl instead.

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