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Python programmatic web browser to fetch data and test web sites

Project description

Copyright 2009-2018 Sloft

Name: pynav
Version: 1.0
Summary: Python programmatic web browser to fetch data and test web sites
Author: sloft
License: LGPL
Description: Python programmatic web browser to fetch data and test web sites


-Post authentication
-User agent support
-Automatic cookie handling
-HTTP Basic Authentication support
-HTTPS support
-Proxy support
-Timeout support
-Reg exp searching
-Links fetching with reg exp filter
-History (pages, posts and responses)
-Save and load history from a file and replay navigation
-Random sleep time beetween pages
-Errors handling
-Content type filters
-Check 404 urls
-Check resource datetime
-Handle robots.txt

Bug reporting and features asking are welcome.
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Python version: 3.5+


- With pip:
pip3 install pynav

- From sources:
python3 install

2018-10-11 Pynav 1.0

* New: pynav ported to Python 3
* New: Python 2.6 is no longer supported, Python 3.5 minimum is now required.
* New: Add containing an updated user agent list, update Browser to use it
* New: Add Type Hints for IDE completion in Browser
* New : formdumper deleted because ClientForm does not meet Python 3 requirements
* New : 3 Response methods are no longer supported : Response.dump_form(), Response.dump_forms(), Response.formDumper()

* Qual: Migrate Python 2.6 code to Python 3.5
* Qual: Browser.check_404() renamed to Browser.is_404()
* Qual: # -*- coding=utf-8 -*- removed in all files because utf-8 is the default source encoding in python 3

* Fix: bug when url is the root url + rename built-in name bytes in Browser._humanize_bytes()
* Fix: header datetime conversion regression in Browser.check_new_resource(), and Response.last_modified
* Fix: relative url bug in Browser.response.images with urllib.parse.urljoin

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