Working with Puppeteer

How is it useful:

  • Automate web scraping.
  • Generate screenshots and PDFs of pages.
  • Crawl a SPA (Single-Page Application) and generate pre-rendered content (i.e. “SSR” (Server-Side Rendering)).
  • Automate form submission, UI testing, keyboard input, etc.
  • Create an up-to-date, automated testing environment. Run your tests directly in the latest version of Chrome using the latest JavaScript and browser features.
  • Capture a timeline trace of your site to help diagnose performance issues.
  • Test Chrome Extensions.
  • And much more…

What is Puppeteer?

Straight from the Official Puppeteer API documentation:

Puppeteer is a Node library that provides a high-level API to control Chrome or Chromium over the DevTools Protocol. Puppeteer runs headless by default but can be configured to run full (non-headless) Chrome or Chromium.

Available flow options:

 

Source of the documentation: https://docs.browserless.io/docs/start.html

Tekos features

No apps required

Tekos_puppeteer_collection.json

 

Useful for: Busy people, all team member, Doers, project managers, Anyone with files to share

Tekos Skill level: Intermediate

Prep: Under 5 mins

Result:

Integrations:

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