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I have code in my servlet which getting search string from client and redirecting this search string to Google ( using response.sendRedirect(URL) ) to run the search.

basically I am redirecting to following URL :

"http://www.google.com/search?q=" + searchString

When I am doing a redirect, browser returning google website with search results.

I'd like my servlet to retrieve search results from Google and  display them on my own page, but not on Google page.

Does anyone know how to do that ?

I really appreciate your help.

Thanks.  
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There are two ways that I know of. The first is much easier. Google has a java api that you can use that will return results as objects to your java code. I have used it in the past and it works a treat http://www.google.com/apis/ 

The other way is far more complicated and involves a good deal of parsing but if instead of redirecting, you actually open the URL, get its inputStream and parse the HTML results, you can scrape the search results off the page and then do what you want with them.

I suggest the API.

Geoff
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