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2020 Developers Day+

Selenium: Where there is No API

Tuesday, May 5, 2020 at 4:15 PM–4:25 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada)
Presentation Topics
General development, coding, & APIs
Presentation Topic Description

There are some tables in Alma and other applications where you need to retrieve or post data on a website that isn’t easily accessed except through the web interface.  I.e. there’s no API and the form isn’t nicely presented in a table you can pull  with web scraping tools.  

This session will talk about how to use the Python implementation of Selenium for this purpose, and several different applications where this could be useful.


Henry Steele, Tufts University