Connecting a Desktop App to a Web App

Daniel Fetchinson fetchinson at googlemail.com
Sun Jun 22 06:15:26 CEST 2008


> Okay, well I wouldn't be creating the app, so, any hints on how to
> figure out the API of a web app I don't know super well?

Is it something like google, youtube, facebook, etc? These have
publicly available API specifications.

If it's just a random website without a well maintained public API you
would look at the html source of the upload page and see what
name:value pairs are sent along with the file from the form that does
the upload. Then you would create such a POST request from python.

Cheers,
Daniel
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