About This Book
The Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) allows information to be exchanged between a web server and a web browser. C# allows you to program HTTP directly. HTTP programming allows you to create programs that access the web much like a human user would. These programs, which are called bots, can collect information or automate common web programming tasks. This book presents a collection of very reusable recipes for C# bot programming.
The Heaton Research Spider is an open source spider framework. Using the Heaton Research Spider you can create spiders that will crawl a web site, much like a real spider crawls the web. The Heaton Research Spider is available in both Java and Microsoft Dot Net form.
I went this road a long time ago and found no such resource. Instead, I learned with this book https://www.amazon.com/HTTP-Programming-Recipes-C-Bots/dp/0977320677 and eventually went back to python.
Anyway, if you are looking to automate simple stuff, why not use imacros? It's an extension for firefox/chrome.