Solved

VB.Net Automating downloading a CSV file from a website

Posted on 2014-03-18
5
286 Views
Last Modified: 2014-07-05
Hi,

I want to write a VB.net app to automatically download a CSV file from a website.

The website is CEX.IO, and there is a "Download CSV" button at the bottom of the "Balance" page of the site. The site requires a login to get to the button but you can register on the site for free if you want to have a look.

Is it possible to automate the process of logging in to the website and downloading the file?

Thanks,

Richard
0
Comment
Question by:rpm
  • 3
5 Comments
 
LVL 16

Expert Comment

by:Kalpesh Chhatrala
ID: 39938801
Hi,

you need to try browser automation. i attached here with gmail/facebook login automation sample. you can easily convert it for your website.

http://lamahashim.blogspot.in/2010/09/c-automating-facebook-login-using.html

after that you need to download file.
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:rpm
ID: 39938885
I've managed to log in, it's the file download that I need help with!
0
 
LVL 83

Expert Comment

by:CodeCruiser
ID: 39940077
Do you go to the Balance page automatically after logging in? If yes, you can search for the button and simulate a click on it using code. Can you show the code you have for log in?
0
 
LVL 1

Accepted Solution

by:
rpm earned 0 total points
ID: 40168009
No help on this issue, sadly!
0
 
LVL 1

Author Closing Comment

by:rpm
ID: 40177710
No usable answer!
0

Featured Post

DevOps Toolchain Recommendations

Read this Gartner Research Note and discover how your IT organization can automate and optimize DevOps processes using a toolchain architecture.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

For those of you who don't follow the news, or just happen to live under rocks, Microsoft Research released a beta SDK (http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=27876) for the Xbox 360 Kinect. If you don't know what a Kinect is (http:…
It was really hard time for me to get the understanding of Delegates in C#. I went through many websites and articles but I found them very clumsy. After going through those sites, I noted down the points in a easy way so here I am sharing that unde…
This tutorial gives a high-level tour of the interface of Marketo (a marketing automation tool to help businesses track and engage prospective customers and drive them to purchase). You will see the main areas including Marketing Activities, Design …
Windows 10 is mostly good. However the one thing that annoys me is how many clicks you have to do to dial a VPN connection. You have to go to settings from the start menu, (2 clicks), Network and Internet (1 click), Click VPN (another click) then fi…

920 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

15 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now