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    browsertappublic

    Apuppet is an utility which allows you to easily launch, and control applications from the command line. It was built to launch different browser versions for cross-browser testing.

    Usage

      Usage: browsertap [options] [command]
     
      Commands:
     
        start <appName> [args] starts an application
     
      Options:
     
        -h, --help           output usage information
        -c, --config <path>  browsertap configuration file

    Terminal Example

    Launching chrome 25

    browsertap start chrome@25 http://google.com

    Launching multiple applications:

    browsertap start chrome@25+firefox@18 http://google.com

    Command line examples

    Example

    In /usr/local/etc/browsertap/config.json

    {
      "directory": "/path/to/apps/dir"
    }

    Structure of /path/to/apps/dir:

    apps/

    • chrome/ - application name
      • index.coffee - application driver
      • versions/ - application driver
        • 10.lnk
        • 11.lnk
      • settings/
        • 10 11 12/
    • safari/
      • index.coffee
      • version/
        • ...
      • settings/
        • ...

    browsertap API

    browsertap(options)

    var browsertap = require("browsertap")({
      directory: "./path/to/apps"
    });

    Array browsertap.applications

    Returns all the loaded applications

    browsertap.start(options)

    Starts an application

    Application Driver API

    A basic application driver looks like this:

     
    class ChromeDriver extends AppDriver
      
      ###
       starts 
      ###
     
      start: (options, callback) ->
        callback nullnew AppProcess @callback
     

    Application AppDriver.start options, callback

    options

    • version - application version to run
    • args - arguments to pass to the command line

    callback - called when the application has successfuly spawned

    Array AppDriver.running()

    Returns the running processes

    Application.stop callback

    Stops the application process

    Application.exec options, callback

    executes a command against the running process

    Application.restart options

    Restarts the application process

    Application.running

    TRUE if the application is running

    Application.on event, callback

    Adds an event listener to the application process

    stop - emitted when the process exits start - emitted when the application starts

    module.exports = ChromeDriver

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    install

    npm i browsertap

    Downloadsweekly downloads

    1

    version

    0.0.1

    license

    BSD

    repository

    github.com

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