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Last active Mar 9, 2019
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Convert Internet Explorer's XML HAR file to a JSON HAR file

Setup

pip install -r requirements.txt

Usage

python xml-to-har.py har.xml har.json
#!/usr/bin/env python
"""
Converts Internet Explorer 'capture network traffic' XML to a HAR file.
Turns out that XML is just a HAR file anyways, but in XML form. So this
just converts it to JSON, and Bob's your uncle.
Requires Python 2.7+ and LXML.
"""
from __future__ import unicode_literals
import argparse
import json
from lxml import objectify
import sys
if sys.version_info > (3,):
str_type = str
else:
str_type = unicode
list_things = {
'pages',
'entries',
'cookies',
'queryString',
'headers',
}
def xml_to_dict(element):
if element.tag in list_things:
return [xml_to_dict(e) for e in element.getchildren()]
else:
if element.getchildren():
return {e.tag: xml_to_dict(e) for e in element.getchildren()}
else:
return str_type(element.pyval)
def main():
parser = argparse.ArgumentParser(description="Convert IE's crazy XML-HAR into a real HAR file")
parser.add_argument('infile', type=argparse.FileType('r'), default=sys.stdin)
parser.add_argument('outfile', type=argparse.FileType('w'), default=sys.stdout)
args = parser.parse_args()
tree = objectify.parse(args.infile)
root = tree.getroot()
d = {root.tag: xml_to_dict(root)}
json.dump(d, args.outfile, indent=2, sort_keys=True)
if __name__ == '__main__':
main()
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