using cgi form via http and extracting results

bmgx bmgx_no_sp at mgleesonprop.co.za
Sun Jan 4 18:21:03 CET 2004


I found a possible solution:
http://wwwsearch.sourceforge.net/ClientForm

bmgx wrote:

> I would like to use an already existing online service (currency 
> converter) basically consisting of a html form with a few options that 
> is submitted and returns the results. I really don't know where to start 
> but I have assumed the following steps need to be taken:
> 
> 1) Make an http connection to the remote script (http://server/script.cgi)
> 
> 2) Fill out the html form (1x TEXT and 2x SELECT input fields)
> 
> 3) Submit the form
> 
> 4) extract the actual returned result. (using regex or something..)
> 
> Any help on which modules to use would be much appreciated!
> 




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