#71 Building Web Pages on the Fly

Many websites have graphics and other elements that change on a daily basis. One good example of this is sites associated with specific comic strips, such as Kevin & Kell, by Bill Holbrook. On his site, the home page always features the most recent strip, and it turns out that the image-naming convention the site uses for the strip is easily reverse-engineered, allowing you to include the cartoon on your own page.

A word from our lawyers

There are a lot of copyright issues to consider when scraping the content off another website for your own. For this example, we received explicit permission from Bill Holbrook to include his comic strip in this book. I encourage you to get permission to reproduce any copyrighted ...

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