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October 31, 2008  6:17 AM

Using Internet Explorer objects to scrape links from web pages.

Posted by: Jerry Lees
InternetExplorer.Application, Web Pages, web sites, web tools, wget

 Recently, I needed to write a tool that would scrape the links from a page. To accomplish this I used the Internet Explorer object "InternetExplorer.Application".  We'll explain it a bit more in a later entry but for now, take a look at the code below: URL =...

August 13, 2008  2:29 PM

Essential tools: Wget, a command line tool to retrieve web pages

Posted by: Jerry Lees
essential tools, free tools, http tools, Systems administrator tools, Toolkit, web tools, wget, windows tools

There is nothing more annoying than having a web server or site down and IE (or FireFox, for that matter) become dog slow or simply getting in the way of trouble shooting the page. Additionally, sometimes these browsers actually get in the way of troubleshooting the problem by masking the error...


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