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Re: Scraping AJAX?

by ajinkyagadewar (Novice)
on Apr 16, 2012 at 07:25 UTC ( #965250=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Scraping AJAX?

When you hit the url for Dojo Demo the page you hit is the html page.

Once the page is loaded a call goes to url 'http://dojotoolkit.org/documentation/tutorials/1.6/datagrid/demo/hof-batting.json' to pull the JSON data.

my $mech = WWW::Mechanize->new();<br> $mech->get('http://dojotoolkit.org/documentation/tutorials/1.6/datagri +d/demo/hof-batting.json');<br>


To extract data from content there are alternatives:
1. Using simple regular expression you can pull the required data.

2. Convert JSON to array of hashes and pull the required data.

Let me know if it helps.

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