How to Record Screen Actions as a Puppeteer Script

One of the new (experimental) additions to the Chrome 89 DevTools is the Puppeteer Recorder:

DevTools can now generate Puppeteer scripts based on your interaction with the browser, making it easier for you to automate browser testing.

Simply start a new recording and as you click around you’ll see Puppeteer code being generated. Stefan Judis has a little video and some more the details on how to do this.

How to Record Screen Actions as a Puppeteer Script →

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😅 Having sudden flashbacks to 2006 here, where I used Photoshop’s Script Listener Plug-In to record my actions as I converted a PDF to a JPG, yielding some Visual Basic code. With that generated code in hand I created a C# application that would steer Photoshop and perform that very same action each file in a folder.

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Bramus is a Freelance Web Developer from Belgium. From the moment he discovered view-source at the age of 14 (way back in 1997), he fell in love with the web and has been tinkering with it ever since (more …)

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