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    Is it possible to access a web browser via an API (Chrome.) and pass commands to it?


    Hi All,

    I need some extract data from Third party website, Is it possible to access a web browser via an API (Chrome, IE, FF etc.) and pass commands to it?

    Thanks,

    Pandiyan N
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    I don't know and I doubt anyone else will; try asking the website creator or owner instead.

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    No, you can't do that. If you're still trying to steal cookies and fedex tracking numbers, we're not going to help you.

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    Selenium is a browser plugin that has PHP bindings that allow you to tell the browser what to do. It's meant for writing front-end unit tests.
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