standalone process to interact with the web

Steve Holden steve at holdenweb.com
Tue Jul 31 20:11:14 CEST 2007


beginner wrote:
> Hi Steve,
> 
> On Jul 31, 11:42 am, Steve Holden <st... at holdenweb.com> wrote:
>> beginner wrote:
>>> Hi Everyone,
>>> I am looking for a way to allow a standalone python process to easily
>>> interactive with a few web pages. It has to be able to easily receive
>>> requests from the web and post data to the web.
>>> I am thinking about implementing a standalone soap server, but I am
>>> not sure which library is good.
>>> Any suggestions?
>>> Thanks a lot,
>>> Geoffrey
>> Look nor further than mechanize -
>>
>>    http://wwwsearch.sourceforge.net/mechanize/
>>
>> With mechanize and its partner ClientForm you can rule the web world ;-)
>>
>> regards
>>   Steve
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> 
> This seems to be an HTTP client library. It is very interesting, but
> is not what I need. I am looking for something that can provide
> service to web pages. For example, when a browser requests a web page,
> the web page is going to send a few requests to my server. My server
> then is going to respond, and the web page takes the response and
> format it in human readable form.
> 
> 
> 
> 
Well, surely in that case you can use any protocol you like. It's up to 
the web server and your "web server server" to agree how to communicate. 
Take a look at the SocketServer library, for example.

regartds
  Steve
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