HTML client sctript

John Gordon gordon at
Fri Aug 19 12:02:27 EDT 2011

In <mailman.224.1313769546.27778.python-list at> Yingjie Lin <Yingjie.Lin at> writes:

> Hi Python users,

> I am maintaining a website written with Python CGI scripts. To make
> sure the website is working well, I would like to have a script which
> automatically "uses" this website and checks it's output everyday. It
> would be better if this script runs from the clients' side.

> Could any one suggest any Python modules, articles, tutorials, ect. that
> might be helpful?

Mechanize seems like what you want.  It's built on top of urllib2.

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