Mechanize 0.8.0 Released

mechanize version 0.8.0 has been released!

The Mechanize library is used for automating interaction with websites.
Mechanize automatically stores and sends cookies, follows redirects,
can follow links, and submit forms. Form fields can be populated and
submitted. Mechanize also keeps track of the sites that you have
visited as
a history.



  • New Features:

    • Lifecycle hooks. Mechanize#pre_connect_hooks,
    • file:/// urls are now supported
    • Added Mechanize::Page#link_with, frame_with for searching for links
    • Implementing PUT, DELETE, and HEAD requests
  • Bug Fixes:

    • Fixed an infinite loop when content-length and body length don’t
    • Only setting headers once
    • Adding IIS authentication support