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Data Collection Script and Inital File
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  • Posted: Tue, Feb 05, 2013
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I need to collect data from a public website. The inital data collection page auto updates without reloading (see attached) and has two radio button groups and eight multiple choice dropdowns. The dropdowns can have single selections and be pre selected. There is one text entry box that can be hardcoded to some random value (between certain limits), a radio set that can be random, as well as a year and month dropdowns that can be randomised. This form is then submitted and the results page has 3/4 fields that need to be collected (see attached).
I am looking for two parts to this project.
1. A script that I can run (and potentially edit) that will collect this data and output a csv file. The script should be configurable to set the number of threads and delay so that the site itself is not hammered or made aware that the data is being collected. The simpler the script the better, with few dependencies on libs etc. I would prefer a java version of this app if possible, however it re...

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