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
It's a Firefox addon
Go to: python.orgGo to: python.org
Install the Mechanize Module
Get MechanizeGet Mechanize
Other useful Spidering tools: