[thelist] pointers on automatically downloading and unzipping a file

Christopher Marsh Christopher.Marsh at akqa.com
Fri Jul 26 18:25:58 CDT 2013


Is this the sort of thing you're looking for?


You could pass in the date and interpolate it within the URL to
accommodate the changing file name.

Cheers, Chris

On 26/07/2013 20:29, "Joel Canfield" <joel at spinhead.com> wrote:

>been away from scripting too long to have an answer for a friend who asks
>how to automate downloading a file named, for instance
>from the page
>Zip file name will only change in the month and year.
>Once downloaded to the desired location, it needs to be unzipped
>Any pointers on the simplest way to make this happen automatically would
>appreciated. This will all probably happen on a Windows network behind
>firewalls and such, but almost any technology can be introduced if it
>ultimately makes this work.
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