I am a relatively new perl user (still very much the beginner) and I am working on a script to interface with a website (http://linux1.softberry.com/berry.phtml?topic=fgenesb&group=programs&subgroup=gfindb).
Essentially I would like to upload a local file to that form, select a different "closest organism", hit "Process", and then download the resulting textfile to my computer.
Running the code:
seems to work at finding those forms but I'm not quite sure how to navigate the fields. Here is what I have so far. Obviously incomplete for the task, but even the first checks fail.
Thanks for taking the time to read this and any advice would be greatly appreciated.
my $genome_file = $ARGV;
my $agent = WWW::Mechanize->new();
my $url = "http://linux1.softberry.com/berry.phtml?topic=fgenesb&group
my $results = $agent->get($url);
die "GET failed" unless $results->is_success;
my $form1 = $agent->form_name("FILE"); die unless $form1->success;
my $form1_info = $agent->field("FILE", $genome_file); die unless $form
$agent->field("option", "ARCHAE BACTERIAL generic");
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