about downloading the selected information

Gabriel Genellina gagsl-py2 at yahoo.com.ar
Tue Sep 2 21:18:58 CEST 2008


En Tue, 02 Sep 2008 09:47:46 -0300, woaibeiyang <woaibeiyang at hotmail.com> escribió:

> I have a problem to download the information from url
> http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez. Because it is impossible for me to
> add searching material to the url to construct a new url and then visit the
> website.
> I have the searching material, however I could not find the way to deal with
> this problem. I want to know how can I do this problem with python and which
> part of knowledge should I view first? Thanks!

Use an HTTP tracer (or logger, or sniffer...) to see the request that the browser sends to the server. Then analyze the page source to figure out how the different options modify the request sent.

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Gabriel Genellina




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