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README.rst

selenate

Web Automation made easy, built around Selenium

Setting up

  1. First off make sure your browser is up to date, selenate will by default use firefox.
  1. Download the latest selenium server look for the latest version number directory, and find a file selenium-server-standalone-x.xx.x.jar and save it as selenium-server.jar
  1. Install selenate
$ pip install selenate
  1. Install the Java Runtime Environment if you have not already, instructions to do so are here. It's also very likely that your package manager can also install it for you.

Documentation

Documentation is available at readthedocs

Coding

Here's some basic code to start a browser and navigate a little bit

from selenate import Selenate
browser = Selenate() # start your browser
browser.get("https://github.com/wmak/selenate") # go to this url
browser.click(".mega-octicon") # click on this css element