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From Jeremy Whitlock <jcscoob...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Submit Form
Date Thu, 08 Sep 2005 18:56:23 GMT
Gustavo,
I see your point. Live Headers did show me the full POST and that is why I 
think I may already be on the right track. Since you answered the real 
question, regarding and API for Form interaction, this thread is finished. 
Thanks for your help, Jeremy

On 9/8/05, Gustavo Hexsel <ghexsel@sagebrushcorp.com> wrote:
> 
> I'm not sure I understand. That particular page has a reasonably large
> set of hidden "input" tags which probably should be posted along with
> username and password.
> 
> I don't believe there is an API with forms and inputs. It wouldn't make
> that much sense IMHO, as the abstraction is a little different in
> HTTPClient.
> 
> Also, I don't know if Live Headers displays the POSTed data. It helps a
> lot if you see exactly which fields are sent on any request. If you're
> using Win, you can get MS Stress Tool for free. It's crappy, doesn't work
> with SSL, and only integrates to IE, but it does the job for 90% of the
> cases.
> 
> []s Gus
> 
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jeremy Whitlock [mailto:jcscoobyrs@gmail.com]
> Sent: September 8, 2005 12:46 PM
> To: HttpClient User Discussion
> Subject: Re: Submit Form
> 
> 
> Gustavo,
> I'm learning more about it now. I've used Mozilla's Live Headers to trace
> the request/response so that I could have a better handle of what I was
> doing wrong and I *may* have it. I guess my question was vague but is 
> there
> a way to create a form object or something, fill in it's inputs then 
> submit
> instead of doing a POST/GET to do this? That was more along the lines of 
> the
> 
> question I meant to ask. Take care, Jeremy
> 
> On 9/8/05, Gustavo Hexsel <ghexsel@sagebrushcorp.com> wrote:
> >
> > Have you tried it? What happened?
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Jeremy Whitlock [mailto:jcscoobyrs@gmail.com]
> > Sent: September 8, 2005 11:54 AM
> > To: HttpClient-User
> > Subject: Submit Form
> >
> >
> > Hey all,
> > I've googled for my specific need and come up empty so here I am. I need 
> a
> > way to login to this page:
> >
> > https://www.projects.dev2dev.bea.com/servlets/StartPage
> >
> > and retrieve the page after logging in. What I'd like to do is fill in 
> the
> > two text boxes and submit. Since this is done via Page Flows, I'm not 
> sure
> > if the usual approach via NameValuePairs will help. Is this possible? 
> Take
> > care, Jeremy
> >
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