html + javascript automations = [mechanize + ?? ] or something else?

John weekender_ny at
Mon Jan 22 05:03:54 CET 2007

I tried to install pamie (but I have mostly used python on cygwin on
In the section " What will you need to run PAMIE", it says I will need
"Mark Hammonds Win32 All"
which I can not find. Can anyone tell me how do I install PAMIE? Do I
need python for
windows that is different from cygwin's python?


ina wrote:
> John wrote:
> > I have to write a spyder for a webpage that uses html + javascript. I
> > had it written using mechanize
> > but the authors of the webpage now use a lot of javascript. Mechanize
> > can no longer do the job.
> > Does anyone know how I could automate my spyder to understand
> > javascript? Is there a way
> > to control a browser like firefox from python itself? How about IE?
> > That way, we do not have
> > to go thru something like mechanize?
> >
> > Thanks in advance for your help/comments,
> > --j
> You want pamie, iec or ishybrowser.  Pamie is probably the best choice
> since it gets patches and updates on a regular basis.

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