interacting with gui-based programs

Simon Brunning SBrunning at
Wed Feb 19 11:14:38 CET 2003

> From:	bronzesink77 at [SMTP:bronzesink77 at]
> Thanks for the reply. I must say, I'm surprised that the only way to
> interact with the GUI of Mozilla and Kazaa running on Linux is using a
> closed-source program (AutoIt). Do langauges other than Python have
> modules that could be compiled and used with Python to interact with
> these GUIs? What language could AutoIt be written in that is more
> capable than Python?
On Windows, I am moving away from using AutoIt, in increasing driving GUIs
directly using Mark Hammond's win32gui module. It's pretty easy once you
have the hang of it. I can't work out how to get the text out of an edit
control, though...

Simon Brunning
TriSystems Ltd.
sbrunning at

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