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I need to create an app that will open a web page and read in the source for that page so I can extract some data from the page.

Can you point me to some refernce material that might help me get started?

Thank you.
Posted 3-Feb-12 17:02pm
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SAKryukov 4-Feb-12 2:49am
   
Correct, a 5.
I added my answer referencing my short but descriptive explanation of the techniques, please see.
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Solution 2

As Chris says, this is called Web scraping.

Please see my past answers where I quickly describe what techniques are involved:
get specific data from web page[^],
How to get the data from another site[^].

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