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Playwright is a Node.js library that provides a high-level API to automate web browsers. It allows you to automate browser tasks such as generating screenshots, creating PDFs, and testing web pages by simulating user interactions. Playwright is similar to Puppeteer, but it supports more browsers and it also provide capabilities for automation of browser like Microsoft Edge and Safari.

Playwright is commonly used for web scraping, end-to-end testing, and browser automation.
Playwright is a spiritual successor to Puppeter and is available in more languages and has access to more browser types.

Requestium is a Python library that merges the power of Requests, Selenium, and Parsel into a single integrated tool for automatizing web actions.

The library was created for writing web automation scripts that are written using mostly Requests but that are able to seamlessly switch to Selenium for the JavaScript heavy parts of the website, while maintaining the session.

Requestium adds independent improvements to both Requests and Selenium, and every new feature is lazily evaluated, so its useful even if writing scripts that use only Requests or Selenium.

Example Use


const { chromium } = require('playwright');

(async () => {
    const browser = await chromium.launch();
    const context = await browser.newContext();
    const page = await context.newPage();
    await page.goto('https://www.example.com/form');

    // fill in the form
    await page.fill('input[name="name"]', 'John Doe');
    await page.fill('input[name="email"]', 'johndoe@example.com');
    await page.selectOption('select[name="country"]', 'US');

    // submit the form
    await page.click('button[type="submit"]');

    // wait for the page to load after the form is submitted
    await page.waitForNavigation();

    // take a screenshot
    await page.screenshot({path: 'form-submission.png'});

    await browser.close();
})();
from requestium import Session, Keys

session = Session(webdriver_path='./chromedriver',
            browser='chrome-headless',
            default_timeout=15)

# then session object can be used like requests and parsel:
title = session.get('http://samplesite.com').xpath('//title/text()').extract_first(default='Default Title')

# other advance functions like POST requests and proxy settings are also available:
s.post('http://www.samplesite.com/sample', data={'field1': 'data1'})
s.proxies.update({'http': 'http://10.11.4.254:3128', 'https': 'https://10.11.4.252:3128'})

# session can also be used like selenium as it exposes all selenium functions.
# like typing keys:
s.driver.find_element_by_xpath("//input[@class='user_name']").send_keys('James Bond', Keys.ENTER)

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