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Re^2: Auto-manual website operations

by dave0 (Friar)
on Sep 26, 2006 at 16:29 UTC ( #574974=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Auto-manual website operations
in thread Auto-manual website operations

What exactly is it regarding perl's automation that you aren't comfortable with? I haven't used Mechanize, but I'm sure a well designed script would be reasonably robust.
I don't know about the original poster's issues, but javascript-heavy sites don't work well with WWW::Mechanize. Particularly annoying are webapps that use javascript to generate the HTML you see in the browser, because Mech won't let you submit form fields that it doesn't think exist.

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