SPUG: programmatically managing cookies
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Fri Jan 9 13:54:32 PST 2009
On Fri, Jan 9, 2009 at 12:45 PM, Joel Grow wrote:
> I'd like to programmatically access a password-protected site. When I GET
> cookie. I do have credentials for the site. So I can POST my
> username/password to the login page, but I need to manage the cookie the
> site sets so that I can then be forwarded to the password-protected area.
> Before I dive too deeply into this, does anyone have advice/pointers on the
> best way to manage this?
* use Selenium RC and Perl client driver
drives a bona fide Web browser. Also, you can prototype your Web
actions (with record/playback) in the Selenium IDE.
I recently gave a talk on Selenium. Slides are available, if you're
interested: http://adammonsen.com/talks . The examples are in Python,
but there's really nothing fancy--they should be easily portable to
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