[Gambas-user] screen scraping web page

KKing kicking177 at gmail.com
Thu Oct 20 16:12:47 CEST 2022

I want to grab the exchange rate and time off a web page, any 
suggestions on how others would go about or advice on why my approach 
now seems flawed.
I was just using e.g.
Shell "curl 'https://uk.finance.yahoo.com/quote/GBPEUR=X'" To strResponse
on a timer.
Then searching strResponse for nodes of interest, this seemed to work 
mostly okay.
But recently it starts okay, but then after while the content of 
strResponse seems off, as in time of day and rate is nothing like what 
it should be, and stays like that for each subsequent curl. If I kill 
the program and leave for a while it will again start okay and be fine 
for a while but then suddenly give these off results. I know it is not 
the website as such (in general) as browser on a seperate computer is 
showing the site via normal browser and all okay.

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