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Tools that will make writing tests, bots and scrapers using Selenium much easier

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Selenium extensions
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Tools that will make writing tests, bots and scrapers using Selenium much easier


* Free software: MIT license
* Documentation: https://selenium-extensions.readthedocs.io.

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Installation
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.. code-block:: console

$ pip install selenium_extensions

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Example
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Creating a headless Selenium bot and filling in a form is as easy as

.. code-block:: python

from selenium.webdriver.common.by import By
from selenium_extensions.core import SeleniumDriver


class MyBot(SeleniumDriver):

def __init__(self, *args, **kwargs):
super().__init__(*args, **kwargs)

def goto_google(self):
self.driver.get('https://google.com')
searchbox_locator = (By.ID, 'lst-ib')
self.wait_for_element_to_be_present(searchbox_locator)
self.populate_text_field(searchbox_locator, 'query')


bot = MyBot(browser='chrome', executable_path='/usr/bin/chromedriver', headless=True)
bot.goto_google()
bot.shut_down()

Or do you want to wait until you will be redirected from login page? ``selenium_extensions`` makes it easy

.. code-block:: python

from selenium_extensions.helpers import wait_for_function_truth
from selenium_extensions.helpers import element_has_gone_stale


...
login_btn = self.driver.find_element_by_css_selector(
"button.submit.EdgeButton.EdgeButton--primary")
login_btn.click()

# Wait to be redirected
wait_for_function_truth(element_has_gone_stale, login_btn)

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Features
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* ``selenium_extensions.drivers.chrome_driver`` - extended Chrome webdriver class with built-in support for headless mode and rendering webpages without media.
* ``selenium_extensions.drivers.firefox_driver`` - extended Firefox webdriver class with built-in support for headless mode and rendering webpages without media.
* ``selenium_extensions.core.scroll`` - scrolls the current page or the Selenium WebElement if one is provided.
* ``selenium_extensions.core.element_is_present`` - shortcut to check if the element is present on the current page.
* ``selenium_extensions.core.wait_for_element_to_be_clickable`` - waits for element described by `element_locator` to be clickable.
* ``selenium_extensions.helpers.element_has_gone_stale`` - checks if element has gone stale.
* ``selenium_extensions.core.SeleniumDriver`` - class with all necessary tools in one place. User's classes should inherit from this class and initialize it using ``super()``. After this their class will have ``driver`` attribute and all the methods ready to go.

and more.

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History
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0.1.0 (2017-08-28)
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* First release on PyPI.

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