software recommendation

Duane Whitty duane at
Tue Apr 4 22:27:04 UTC 2006

fbsd_user wrote:
> I am looking for am application that will simulate a browser and
> allow me to program responses to filling in forms from the internet
> application the browser is accessing.
> I have read about this type of thing before and even seen it
> mentioned on this list but at the time I had no interest in it. I
> don't even know what this type of function is called so I can not do
> a successful web search or ports search. I tried the words scraping,
> session capture, and browser session simulation all with no luck.
> Does anyone know what this is called or the port name if there is
> one?
> _______________________________________________

Try googling (can this really be a word :) ) browser automation name_of 
I also tried automated website interaction tools but the results didn't 
seem as
promising.  YMMV


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