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How to write a simple internet/web robot in Java?

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Looking forward for some more experiments using this


When we say robot, yes, it is some kind of a difficult thing to do. But before we say it, let’s try writing them first.

I started writing simple internet/web robot application in Java. A robot that will scrape data from the web. A robot that will add entry to your web. And of course, you can write any kind of robots you like.

There are lot of web tools you can freely use and download from the internet. Since I use Java for my robot, I use HtmlUnit, and Selenium RC (Remote Control). These are only web tools I tested and tried so far. They have their own specific usage and purpose.

In my own experience, I use HtmlUnit for gathering and processing data from the website; and I use Selenium Remote Control for automating my own website to login and process data. These are very interesting…

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Written by Namal Fernando

June 29, 2014 at 9:42 am

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