[thelist] Program control of FORM submission

Simon Perry simon.perry at si-designs.co.uk
Fri Nov 14 13:22:25 CST 2003

Sam Carter wrote:

>I've been asked to research how a software program could read an HTTP form,
>fill in the input fields and submit.
>Anyone have a URL that describes the process?
You can do this easily in Perl using LWP, a short tutorial can be found 
here [1]. Depending on the complexity of the form you may also need to 
use HTML::Form [2]. 


[1] http://www.perl.com/pub/a/2002/08/20/perlandlwp.html?page=2
[2] http://www.perldoc.com/perl5.6/lib/HTML/Form.html

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