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Building a bot to register accounts on 1000+ sites - what language would you use?

Discussion in 'General Programming Chat' started by simpleonline1234, Apr 9, 2012.

  1. simpleonline1234

    simpleonline1234 Junior Member

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    I am somewhat okay at VB.NET and I can most likly be able to build something like this on a large scale but would it be better to use a scripting language like python or ruby or does it really matter?

    For the registration aspect of the bot I am going to be using the webbrowser control because it's just easier to me when it comes to using manual captchas.

    When it comes using a scripting language would it be better to use something like iMacros to build the registration accounts?

    As far as to sign-in/out and do things once signed in I will be using webrequest because it's faster.

    Just wanted to get a few more opinions on what you guys thought about using VB.NET vs. something like python in the way of power and speed.

    Thanks
     
  2. jazzc

    jazzc Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    It doesn't really matter for what you want to do.
     
  3. Khalil Cazoo

    Khalil Cazoo Newbie

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    It doesn't matter which language you choose but since it sounds like you have no idea I would like to recommend C#. If you plan to register accounts you should not consider an web browser control and you should not consider an Imacors script. Both solutions are pretty lame since an account creation just requires simple POST commands.
    Captcha? Why don't you use an anti captcha service?
     
  4. simpleonline1234

    simpleonline1234 Junior Member

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    I know a decaptcher service would be easier but for now my broke ass is going to have to solve them myself. The main reason that I didn't go with POST with captcha's was because working each site for the captcha was taking me forever so I was going to use a script like iMacros to sign-up for the sites and then move over to POST for everything else.

    If you can tell me how to capture Captcha's easy with webrequest then I would be on that again quick. I've so/so with VB.NET
     
  5. Light Concept

    Light Concept Newbie

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    I would go for python! You can't beat all the open source libraries available.
     
  6. Chris22

    Chris22 Regular Member

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    You must build everything in X86 assembler language.
     
  7. damn1337

    damn1337 Registered Member

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    you can also solve captcha with imacros ...