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Allen Chan
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Joined: Jun 07, 2002
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I need to write a program which can auto post to ebay auction list.
here is the scenario, auto log in. choose cat, post my item.
I need to know:
1. is this doable?
2. How difficult is this?
Thanks everyone!
Joe Ess

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3. Does this violate your user agreement with EBay?

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John Smith
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1. is this doable?
Yes, anything that you can do in your browser (in terms of filling and submitting the forms) can also be done programmatically from Java.
2. How difficult is this?
Not much magic, really. A few dozen lines of code will do it. Search for "HttpURLConnection" in the Sockets and Internet Protocols forum.
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