The problem: Spidering tools don't allow AJAX login authentication.
This instructable will show you how to login through an AJAX form using Python and a module called Mechanize.
Spiders are web automation programs that are becoming increasingly popular way for people to gather data online. They creep around the web gathering precious materials to fuel the most powerful web companies around. Others crawl around and gather specific sets of data to improve decision making, or infer what's currently "in", or find the cheapest travel routes.
Step 1: Gather Materials
You will need to start supplementing your programming resources. You will need the following programs. Use their guides to help you install these...
Install FirebugIt's a Firefox addon
Install PythonGo to: python.org
Go to: python.org
Install the Mechanize ModuleGet Mechanize
Other useful Spidering tools:BeautifulSoup