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Thread: Getting Value from Website source code.

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    Default Getting Value from Website source code.

    Hi guys this is my first time posting on this forum.
    So yeah i just started taking a computer science major in college and I have a question.
    Is it possible to get a value from a webpages source code and assign it to a variable in my program?
    The website i want to get the value from is here. It's the price of the item. In the source code of the webpage it is located on the line 243.

    <b>Current guide price:</b> 1,268

    Thanks and i'm looking forward to your help


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    Default Re: Getting Value from Website source code.

    There are 3rd party libs about that can parse html for you. However if you are just starting then I suggest setting your sights a bit lower.
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    Default Re: Getting Value from Website source code.

    Is it possible to get a value from a webpages source code
    Yes.
    Send a URL
    read the return.
    Parse the return.

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