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Scrapyd with Selenium Spider
from selenium import selenium
from scrapy.spider import BaseSpider
from scrapy.http import Request
import time
import lxml.html
class SeleniumSprider(BaseSpider):
name = "selenium"
allowed_domains = ['selenium.com']
start_urls = ["http://localhost"]
def __init__(self, **kwargs):
print kwargs
self.sel = selenium("localhost", 4444, "*firefox","http://selenium.com/")
self.sel.start()
def parse(self, response):
sel = self.sel
sel.open("/index.aspx")
sel.click("id=radioButton1")
sel.select("genderOpt", "value=male")
sel.type("nameTxt", "irfani")
sel.click("link=Submit")
time.sleep(1) #wait a second for page to load
root = lxml.html.fromstring(sel.get_html_source())
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@zloysmiertniy zloysmiertniy commented Feb 15, 2014

Quick question, are the allowed domains the same one you put for the definition of the sel object?
Why is the start url localhost? does it mean localhost from selenium.com or the localhost of your machine? (for some strange reason)

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