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Fetch specific information(string) from another website and display the same in my website

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 21, 2010    Points: 0   Category :ASP.Net

I am beginner and need help.

I want design a page where the end user enters information on my page and related information is fetched from the another website on my web page.

For example: Capturing City and state name from USPS.com

End user Task : Enter zipcode and click button 'Fetch' 

My page perform few task

1. opens usps site backend

2. Enters the zipcode

3. Captures city name and state as temporary value from the usps

4. Displays the same in labels present in my home page.

I need help and designing the same.

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