[Chicago-talk] yahoo business login

Jens Porup jens at porup.com
Wed Apr 6 21:09:32 PDT 2005

On Wed, Apr 06, 2005 at 03:02:25PM -0700, matt boex wrote:
> don't really know where to start here.  i am trying to
> log in to my yahoo account and pull some real time
> stock quotes off my watch list  i am aiming to do this
> only once, about 1/2 hour before the close.  i want to
> parse my list of quotes and send myself an email, etc.
>  i am having issues logging in to my account, and
> pulling the data.  once i get it, i will have no
> problem doing all the other stuff.  i have done a
> google search and come up pretty empty.  i do know
> about the Finance::Quote module, but those quotes are
> delayed.  i also want to just pull one page (which
> holds my personal watch list).  
> any pointers?  anyone done this before (with yahoo)?

Maybe try the Expect module (a perl re-implementation of Expect.)
Good for true automation of systems that *really* want a real user.


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