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Mechanize with AJAX

by zer (Deacon)
on Dec 27, 2007 at 09:21 UTC ( #659170=perlquestion: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

zer has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:

Ok this is one that is stumping me, and I am pretty sure there isn't a way to do it. However perl has always been about making the difficult things possible.

With a regular website you can parse through and interact with it very easily with WWW::Mechanize, however with all the hype around ajax these days, these websites become a lot more challenging to go through.

Is there anything out there as of yet which can achieve the results of WWW::Mechanize or close to it through ajax riddled forms?

Thank you

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Re: Mechanize with AJAX
by marto (Cardinal) on Dec 27, 2007 at 09:26 UTC
      ya for some reason mozilla mechanize wont install. So now im looking at http injection
Re: Mechanize with AJAX
by Gangabass (Vicar) on Dec 27, 2007 at 09:26 UTC

    You always (WebDeveloper extension for Firefox) can see what request is your browser sending to site (via AJAX) and after that make same request in your program (via WWW::Mechanize).

      I'll save the next person the google search and post the link for the WebDeveloper Addon.
      -- Ian Tegebo
Re: Mechanize with AJAX
by stark (Pilgrim) on Dec 27, 2007 at 18:51 UTC

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