This demo illustrates how to perform a screen scrape using the WebClient
class. Note that only a few lines of code are needed. (With classic ASP, to perform screen
scrapes you needed to use a third-party component.) To view the actual HTML returned by
the screen scrape, do a View/Source.
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Pretoria (AFP) - South African Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius on Tuesday learns his sentence for shooting dead his girlfriend on Valentine's Day last year, bringing an end to a seven-month trial that gripped the nation.
By Anna Driver and Lisa Marie Garza DALLAS (Reuters) - The United States issued stringent new protocols on Monday for health workers treating Ebola victims, directing medical teams to wear protective gear that leaves no skin or hair exposed to prevent medical workers from becoming infected. The new guidelines from the U.S. ...
(Reuters) - A Missouri state senator was arrested on Monday night outside the police department of the embroiled city of Ferguson, authorities said, in another night of protests following the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black teenager in August. State Senator Jamilah Nasheed was taken into custody by Ferguson police officers, said St. Louis County Police spokesman Brian Schellman. Further details were not immediately available. ...
By Mary Wisniewski HAMMOND Ind. (Reuters) - A convicted sex offender suspected of murdering at least seven women and leaving the bodies in abandoned houses in northwest Indiana may be a serial killer who has killed others in the state as far back as 20 years ago, local police said on Monday. Darren Vann, 43, of Gary, Indiana, was charged in Lake County with one of the seven murders, according to online court records. He was being held in custody, said John Doughty, police chief of the neighboring city of Hammond. ...
GARY, Ind. (AP) — Police investigating the slayings of seven women whose bodies were found in northwest Indiana over the weekend said Monday they believe it is the work of a serial killer, and that the suspect has indicated there could be more victims going back 20 years.
Moscow (AFP) - The CEO of French oil company Total, Christophe de Margerie has died after a private jet crashed at a Moscow airport, Russian media reported Tuesday citing aviation and law enforcement sources.
GAMMARTH, Tunisia (AP) — The head of the World Health Organization says the agency will be upfront about its handling of the Ebola outbreak, following an internal report that details failures in containing the virus.
Béthune (France) (AFP) - The party is over for a fake clown who received a six-month suspended jail term Monday for threatening passers-by while in full circus garb, a disturbing trend terrifying towns in northern France.
Kano (Nigeria) (AFP) - Nigeria's government may have negotiated a supposed ceasefire with only one faction of Boko Haram, an influential regional group has said, as violence continued unabated in the far northeast.
<%@ Import Namespace="System.Net" %>
<script language="VB" runat="server">
Sub Page_Load(sender as Object, e as EventArgs)
'STEP 1: Create a WebClient instance
Dim objWebClient as New WebClient()
'STEP 2 and 3
Const strURL as String = "http://www.yahoo.com/"
Dim objUTF8 as New UTF8Encoding()
lblHTMLOutput.Text = objUTF8.GetString(objWebClient.DownloadData(strURL))
<h1>Screen Scrape of www.yahoo.com</h1>
<asp:label id="lblHTMLOutput" runat="server" />