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Re: [vox-tech] Automating web site interaction
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Re: [vox-tech] Automating web site interaction

On Mon, Apr 10, 2006 at 11:12:17AM -0700, Bruce Wolk wrote:
> Does anyone have a recommendation for some software that I can run as a 
> cron job to go to a specific website, autheticate itself on a login web 
> page with a userid and password, then go to a specific page on the site 
> and mimick a button click?

You can use GNU wget to do this; however, it will require some knowledge
of web programming: the specifics of how this will work is entirely
different for different sites, and a little complicated. Bottom line is,
if you're not pretty familiar with web programming (HTML/CGI) and with
wget, you'll need to get someone to do this for you, I think.

Micah J. Cowan
Programmer, musician, typesetting enthusiast, gamer...
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