Firefox automation using Spider

As of Spider, Spider can load chrome urls which can be used to load the browser chrome as a page which can be scripted.

As a first test attempt at automating Firefox, I've tried to perform a series of actions such as opening menus, making selections from menus, and loading pages using keyboard short cuts and user generated KeyEvents. The results are promising but have limitations due to the fact that the user generated KeyEvents are not trusted and the need to keep track of the objects which currently have focus. The userhook script is a kludge, but illustrates the attempt.

To run the automation yourself, first install Spider, then either:

Some of the issues with this example are:

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