account balance checker

Chris Rebert clp at
Thu Oct 16 17:15:01 CEST 2008

You'd probably have to use something like mechanize
( to fill out the forms,
but if BofA's website uses Javascript at all, you're probably out of

Follow the path of the Iguana...

On Wed, Oct 15, 2008 at 8:09 AM, Support Desk
<support.desk.ipg at> wrote:
> Hello all,
>        I was wondering if it would be possible to make a script to grab my
> balance account balance a few times a day without having to login every
> time. I know I can use the urlib2 library, but not sure how to go about
> filling in the forms and submitting them. BOA has a mobile site that is
> pretty simple.  Anyone else use Bank of America and would be interested in
> this. This is not for anything illegal, just for me to prevent overdrafting
> my account
> y =
> urllib.urlopen('
> eDevice=true',urllib.urlencode({'onlineID':'MYONLLINEID'})).readlines()
> --

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