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ghost.py

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ghost.py is a webkit web client written in python:

from ghost import Ghost
ghost = Ghost()

with ghost.start() as session:
    page, extra_resources = session.open("http://jeanphix.me")
    assert page.http_status == 200 and 'jeanphix' in page.content

Installation

ghost.py requires PySide2 Qt5 bindings.

The most convenient way to run ghost is to use the official docker image.

docker run -i -t jeanphix/ghost.py:2.0.0-dev python3

Python 3.5.2 (default, Nov 17 2016, 17:05:23)
[GCC 5.4.0 20160609] on linux
Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
>>> from ghost import Ghost
>>> g = Ghost()
>>> with g.start() as session:
...     session.open('http://jeanphix.me')
...
(<ghost.ghost.HttpResource object at 0x7f3a118fa128>, [<ghost.ghost.HttpResource object at 0x7f3a118fa128>, <ghost.ghost.HttpResource object at 0x7f3a118fa0f0>, <ghost.ghost.HttpResource object at 0x7f3a118fa160>, <ghost.ghost.HttpResource object at 0x7f3a118ec4e0>, <ghost.ghost.HttpResource object at 0x7f3a118ecfd0>])