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= Client-Side Web Programming =
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There is probably a huge amount of good stuff available from the people who are working actively with XML-RPC, Biztalk and other approaches to web services. More too from XML writers such as [http://uche.ogbuji.net/uche.ogbuji.net/ Uche Ogbuji], who has put much good stuff on IBM's developerworks site, among other things. == Libraries ==
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Sadly nobody has categorised or classified it in the Wiki, so at the moment we have to scratch around.  * [http://utidylib.berlios.de/ utidylib] and [http://www.egenix.com/files/python/mxTidy.html mxTidy] -- Python interfaces to [http://tidy.sourceforge.net/ html tidy] library to clean up HTML documents.
 * [http://www.crummy.com/software/BeautifulSoup/ BeautifulSoup] -- a permissive HTML parser.
 * Don't use [http://python.org/doc/current/lib/module-HTMLParser.html HTMLParser] on HTML that might be invalid! That way lies pain. Either clean it up (using tidy), or use a different parser.
 * [http://python.org/doc/current/lib/module-urllib.html urllib], [http://python.org/doc/current/lib/module-urllib2.html urllib2], and [http://python.org/doc/current/lib/module-httplib.html httplib] in the standard library.
 * [http://wwwsearch.sourceforge.net/ClientCookie/ ClientCookie], [http://wwwsearch.sourceforge.net/ClientForm/ ClientForm], and [http://wwwsearch.sourceforge.net/mechanize/ Mechanize] are higher-level libraries for writing a web client.
 * [http://www.python.org/pypi?:action=display&name=mechanoid&version=0.4.1 mechanoid] a mechanize fork.
 * [http://www.python.org/pypi/libxml2dom libxml2dom] can parse HTML by employing libxml2's liberal HTML parser.
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== Resources ==
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 * [http://aspn.activestate.com/ASPN/Cookbook/Python/Recipe/52199 Grab a document from the web] - from the Python Cookbook
 * [http://wwwsearch.sourceforge.net/bits/clientx.html Python web-client programming general FAQs].
 * [http://docs.python.org/lib/module-urllib.html urllib -- Open arbitrary resources by URL]
 * [http://docs.python.org/lib/module-urllib2.html urllib2 -- extensible library for opening URLs]

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