On Sunday 06 May 2007 17:47, Peter Szinek wrote:
> > try http://www.scrubyt.org - great ruby toolkit for webscraping
>
> Yeah, scRUBYt! is really great and all, but currently it has one major
> shortcoming from the viewpoint of verizon scraping: it is built on
> WWW::Mechanize, which can not handle javascript/AJAX and it seems the
> verizon page has plenty of those.
>
> FireWatir is just being integrated into scRUBYt! and scraping such a
> site won't be a problem once it will be finished - however, until then I
> would suggest to use either Watir or FireWatir to handle the AJAXy stuff.
>
> Cheers,
> Peter
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i had problem with site with javascripts and i must say most of it is easly 
fixable - using firewatir is overkill in my opinion

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