How to use WebDispatcher to retrieve data

I have a URL that delivers a page response that I can interrogate.

In VCL this is (relatively) simple, using a TWebBrowser component: WebBrowser1.Navigate(RequestURL), and then interrogating the response in a WebBrowser1NavigateComplete2 function

How do you do this in FireMonkey?
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Sinisa VukCommented:
Look at this blog. Depending on Delphi version - there are few options. Mostly third part.
One is webfmx.
GrahamDLovellAuthor Commented:
Thanks for your response Sinisa. After some exploring, I found you could use TWebBrowser on a Windows implementation of a mobile app (The doco says it is not available for "desktop applications in Fire Monkey", but this did not rule it out in this case).

Actually it is quite simple in Fire Monkey - easier than in VCL.

I found that Embarcadero's Tutorial leads you through adding a TWebBrowser in a mobile, and it starts with a TToolbar component. I couldn't do that, as I didn't have room on the screen. I wanted my WebBrowser to work behind the scenes.

So here goes:
  SHDocVw, mshtml;


TfMMain = class(TForm)
    WebBrowser: TWebBrowser;

procedure TfMMain.FormActivate(Sender: TObject);
  WebBrowser := TWebBrowser.Create(Self);

procedure TfMMain.GetKey;
   Data1: IHTMLElement;
   Memo1: TMemo;
  RequestURL: string;
 ... fill in RequestURL ...
  while (WebBrowser.ReadyState < READYSTATE_INTERACTIVE) do
  if Assigned(WebBrowser.Document) then
    Memo1 := TMemo.Create(fMMain);
     Data1 := (WebBrowser.Document AS IHTMLDocument2).body;
     while Data1.parentElement <> nil do
       Data1 := Data1.parentElement;
     memo1.Text := Data1.outerHTML;
                   .. do stuff, working through Memo1, as reqd.

procedure TfMMain.FormCloseQuery(Sender: TObject; var CanClose: Boolean);
    if WebBrowser <> nil then;

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It all seems to work.

I got the loop (while Data1.parentElement <> nil do begin Data1 := Data1.parentElement;  end;) from somewhere, years ago. I am not sure what it does, but it looks like it is working through the nesting until it gets to the final element.

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GrahamDLovellAuthor Commented:
My solution provided the final fix for the problem
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