WWW::HtmlUnit - Scrape and Test Javascript-Using Sites

WWW::HtmlUnit - Scrape and Test Javascript-Using Sites

By Brock Wilcox (‎awwaiid‎) from DC.pm
Date: Wednesday, June 24, 2009 10:45 AM
Duration: 20 minutes
Target audience: Any
Tags: javascript jquery testing web

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The mightly WWW::Mechanize is fantastic... right up until you have to deal with some javascript. The HtmlUnit project has build on the Mozilla Rhino engine to create a browser agent that works even against complex javascript. It passes the JQuery test suite, as an example of it's powers.

We will present the Perl interface to the HtmlUnit library, setting you on the path to scraping and testing those javascript-dependent sites that you've being eyeing for so long.

Attended by: Stevan Little (‎stevan‎), Brock Wilcox (‎awwaiid‎), Jesse Vincent, Dave Rolsky (‎autarch‎), Karen Hoofnagle, Jonathan Swartz, Timothy Appnel (‎tima‎), Stephen Scaffidi (‎hercynium‎), Erik Sturcke, Adam Foxson (‎Fhoxh‎), Mark Stosberg, John Anderson (‎genehack‎), Darian Patrick (‎dapatrick‎), Liam Echlin, Kenneth Power, mark stout, Michael Graham (‎magog‎), Seth Viebrock, Barbie, Sean McCune (‎pghcoder‎), Duane Brown (‎duaneb‎), Christopher Madsen (‎cjm‎), Clinton Wolfe, Jaldhar Vyas (‎jaldhar‎), Karsten Dahms, michael shomsky, Chris Muench (‎blasto333‎), Hildo Biersma, Joakim Lagerqvist, Mike Fragassi (‎frag‎), Brad Oaks (‎bradoaks‎), Nova Patch (‎patch‎),