[Tutor] Python for basic web-testing

Hans Dushanthakumar Hans.Dushanthakumar at navman.com
Mon Aug 7 02:19:21 CEST 2006

Have been doing some googling myself..The Selenium tool looks good. It
appears to be a record-and-play extension to the firefox
browser...Anyone have any experience with the Selnium Remote Control?
I'm having difficulty installing it.

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Sent: Monday, 7 August 2006 11:45 a.m.
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Subject: Re: [Tutor] Python for basic web-testing

Hans Dushanthakumar wrote:
> Hi,
>    How do I use python for basic web-tasks like inputting data or 
> clicking buttons on web-pages. For eg, how do I enter my username and 
> password and click on the "OK" button on the yahoo mail page?
> I had a look at the webbrowser module documentation 
> (http://www.python.org/doc/current/lib/module-webbrowser.html), but it

> doesnt seem to support clicking buttons or sending data.

All the stuff you need is right here:


Specifically, the clicking buttons part is in ClientForm.

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