[Tutor] Web browser

Trey Beck list at ohtogo.com
Sat Jun 11 06:48:39 CEST 2005


Why do you need to use a web browser rather than doing this  
programmatically?

On Jun 10, 2005, at 9:56 PM, Ismael Garrido wrote:

> Hello.
>
> I've been looking around for a web browser either written in  
> python, or
> with python bindings.
> What I need to do is load a web-page, enter a password-protected site
> and follow certain links, it needs to have frames and follow the  
> refresh
> meta. I'm running winxp, python 2.4
>
> At first I thought about using a python web browser, but none I could
> find had frames support. The most promising ones were quite old  
> too. And
> one that was completly written in Python used and old version and just
> kept crashing in python 2.4.
> Then, I thought about using some browser with bindings. I've looked  
> all
> over and found about nothing. Mozilla and its xpcom just seems quite
> hard and I'm not sure if that does the job I want. I tried finding COM
> bindings in other browsers, but I coudn't understand them and make  
> them
> work...
>
> Any suggestion would be greatly appreciated.
> Ismael
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