Automatic login and Screen scraping gem needed

Hello Team,

We have this application (IBM Cognos) which runs on a browser. Once
the
URL is invoked a log in screen is presented, where USERID and PASSWORD
are
entered.
Once in, I navigate clicking a tab “Schedule Administration”. The
screen
presented next contains some data which I would like to scrape. Not
everything, just data scatted all over the screen.

Can anyone recommend a simple gems which I could use to achieve what I
described above?

Thank you

There are plenty of previous questions on this subject, you could have
just read one of those!

Usually the answer is:

No JavaScript? Mechanize
JavaScript? Watir-Webdriver

On Sat, Mar 1, 2014 at 2:23 PM, Ruby S. [email protected]
wrote:

Joel, you are correct. I precipitated my self posting the question before
performing an exhaustive search.
I’ll look into Mechanize as I don’t know JavaScript.

Actually the advice from Joel is:

If the site doesn’t use javascript you can use Mechanize.
If the site uses javascript, then you need something else, like
Watir-Webdriver.

Jesus.

Joel, you are correct. I precipitated my self posting the question
before
performing an exhaustive search.
I’ll look into Mechanize as I don’t know JavaScript.

Thank you for reply

WOW! Big difference than my interpretation!

Thank you Jess for clarifying it. It is truly appreciated.

On Sat, Mar 1, 2014 at 9:51 AM, Jess Gabriel y Galn <

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