extract info form web pages

Dave Howorth dhoworth at mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Thu Mar 22 15:09:00 UTC 2007

Adam Funk wrote:
> On 2007-03-22, Dimitri Mallis wrote:
>> i was hoping for some script were i could type the URL, the key words & it
>> would extract information into a new page on my hard drive...

> Perl's LWP modules can do the fetching and HTML-stripping for you, but
> if you don't already know some Perl, you'd need to learn quite a bit.

If you are using Perl then also check out WWW::Mechanize and friends.

Cheers, Dave

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