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dryscrape is described as 'A lightweight Python library that uses Webkit to enable easy scraping of dynamic, Javascript-heavy web pages' and is an app. There are six alternatives to dryscrape for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Online / Web-based and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is Selenium, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like dryscrape are CasperJS, SlimerJS, Screenster and DalekJS.

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A lightweight Python library that uses Webkit to enable easy scraping of dynamic, Javascript-heavy web pages

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    Selenium

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    91 alternatives to Selenium 

    Selenium is a suite of tools specifically for testing web applications. Selenium IDE is a Firefox add-on that records clicks, typing, and other actions to make a test, which you can play back in the browser.

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    Selenium is very slow, and does everything a web browser does (even if not necessary for scraping)

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    CasperJS

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    21 alternatives to CasperJS 

    CasperJS is an open source navigation scripting & testing utility written in Javascript for the PhantomJS WebKit headless browser and SlimerJS (Gecko).

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    Discontinued

    Based off phantomjs which no longer under development

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    SlimerJS

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    15 alternatives to SlimerJS 

    SlimerJS is a scriptable browser. It allows you to manipulate a web page with a Javascript script: opening a webpage, clicking on links, modifying the content... It is useful to do functional tests, page automaton, network monitoring, screen capture etc.

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    1.  Support for scriptingSlimerJS supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
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    Screenster

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    61 alternatives to Screenster 

    10x faster UI testing without a line of code. Screenster is a web-based platform that records a visual baseline of the application screens and then automatically detects changes.

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    DalekJS

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    11 alternatives to DalekJS 

    DalekJS is an open source UI testing tool.

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    PhearJS

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    46 alternatives to PhearJS 

    PhearJS renders dynamic webpages using PhantomJS: fetch a page, render it and return a pretty JSON object. PhearJS is offered as a hosted API as well as an open source solution that you can host yourself.

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