[Chicago-talk] Downloading a file via WWW::Mechanize

Jay Strauss me at heyjay.com
Sat Oct 2 12:16:23 CDT 2004

Andy Lester wrote:

>> I know your trying to help.  But all the examples, the cookbook, the 
>> docs talk about having a url to get.  I'm not doing a "get", I'm 
>> doing a "post".  I can't supply |:content_file option.|
> And once you post, and it sends you a file back, it's in your 
> $agent->content.  Write that out to a file.
> xoa
Isn't that what I'm doing with my original posting of my code??


use WWW::Mechanize;
my $url = "http://www.cboe.com/DelayedQuote/QuoteTableDownload.aspx";

my $mech = WWW::Mechanize->new();
$mech->get( $url );

my $res = $mech->submit_form(
       form_number => 1,
       fields => {ticker => 'QQQ'},

print $mech->content;

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