Good book for learning to use Expect?

Dan Egli ddavidegli at gmail.com
Sat May 2 01:47:21 MDT 2015


On April 30, 2015, Andy Bradford wrote:

> If you like Python, give Requests[1] a look.



Okay, I'll do that. I'm actually just starting to learn Python (got my
Python for Dummies book recently and am going though it), but I'm starting
to get the hang of it. If requests works correctly, I'll look at it.



Thanks!
--- Dan

On Sat, May 2, 2015 at 12:46 AM, Dan Egli <ddavidegli at gmail.com> wrote:

> On April 30, 2015, Richard Esplin wrote:
>
> > For this sort of thing I would use one of two tools, depending on the
>
> > larger environment around languages and libraries.
>
>
>
> I'll check out the Python link. I can't say I've ever heard of Selenium,
> but having had quite a few bad experiences with Java, seeing a .jsp
> extension on the web site makes me a bit leery. I know Java can work, but
> I've just seen too many instances where people took bizarre routes and/or
> shortcuts that left me with a headache larger than the eruption size of the
> Yellowstone Super Volcano. :(
>
>
> --- Dan
>
> On Fri, May 1, 2015 at 10:14 AM, Chris <plug.org at 2nerds.com> wrote:
>
>> On Thu, Apr 30, 2015 at 4:38 AM, Dan Egli <ddavidegli at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> > Anyone able to recommend a good book for Expect?
>>
>>
>> The Expect "bible" is probably Don Libes' "Exploring Expect".
>>
>> My 10+-year-old copy has served me well.
>>
>> It's hard to go wrong with O'Reilly Nutshell handbooks first published
>> back
>> in the nineties.
>>
>> I've used Expect to automate all kinds of stuff -- it's one of those tools
>> that, once you learn it, you wonder how you ever did without.
>>
>> Chris
>>
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