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Re^5: Loging into a website using javascript for login

by Kanji (Parson)
on Sep 27, 2004 at 20:30 UTC ( #394339=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^4: Loging into a website using javascript for login
in thread Loging into a website using javascript for login

Actually, there's no need to write your own parser to get at that URL: LWP::UserAgent, which WWW::Mechanize is an extension of, does it for you!

# UNTESTED; USE AT YOUR OWN PERIL :-) my $response = $mech->submit_form( form_name => 'loginForm', # ... ); # Follow HTTP or META refreshes. if (my $url = $response->header('Refresh')) { $url =~ s/^\d+;url=//i; $mech->get($url); }

There may even be way to get LWP::UA or WWW::Mech to automatically follow along, but I haven't delved into the documentation to see although I did stumble across a WWW::Mechanize wishlist item that you may want to keep your eye on.

    --k.



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