Writing web bots in python

Paul McGuire ptmcg at austin.rr._bogus_.com
Sat Mar 18 18:50:17 CET 2006


<sudharsh at gmail.com> wrote in message
news:1142668903.336769.184570 at u72g2000cwu.googlegroups.com...
> Hello,
> I hav a question..How do I write a webbot that logs onto some website,
> fills text into a textbox and submit that form, Sorry I am a novice in
> python, apparently I have to use urllib, but I hav a few queries on
> this, What happens when there are more input interfaces..does urllib
> make somekind of a template when it does so..need more info on
> this..links and tutorilas would be appreciated..thanx
>
> Sudharshan S
>

C.Titus Brown gave a quick but impressive demo of twill at the Pycon
lightning talks.  I think this will do just what you need.
http://www.idyll.org/~t/www-tools/twill/

-- Paul





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