[Mechanize-users] tutorial for monitoring browser <=> server exchanges?

Aaron Starr astarr at wiredquote.com
Thu Mar 25 13:34:23 EDT 2010

I've used Charles (http://www.charlesproxy.com/) with good success. You can
write your sessions out to an xml file that captures everything about the

Depending on your need, you may find it useful to write a script to
translate the xml into mechanize code. Or, you can just read it yourself.


On Thu, Mar 25, 2010 at 9:06 AM, Robert Poor <rdpoor at gmail.com> wrote:

> I've dabbled in Mechanize and love it.  My application requires page
> scrubbing from different sites, each with its own method for logging in,
> redirecting, setting cookies, etc.
> Are there any good tutorials (and perhaps tools) for watching the exchanges
> between a browser and a server as a user logs into a site and accesses a
> specific page?  Once I can see those exchanges, I'll know what Mechanize
> needs to do.
> Thanks in advance...
> - ff
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