Catching the transient cookies: Log in, then crawl

The old way Sometimes all you need is a quick crawl within a site, which requires to log in first. There are two main techniques I can think about: One is to POST the login form with your script, and get the necessary cookie setting. The second is to login manually with a browser, and [...]

Making an IE toolbar button: Notes to self (from hell)

Nothing to see here, folks… These are just some notes I wrote down for myself, in case I’ll ever want to repeat this mess.  Microsoft Visual Studio 2003 was used for developing the C++ class as well as the setup project. For testing, IE 6 was used. A button running a script or executable The [...]