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Re^2: javascript interpreter in perl???

by monkster (Sexton)
on Feb 06, 2008 at 06:13 UTC ( #666486=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

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Can you please tell me how to get a DOM for working on the web page??
I tested the JE module and it was able to solve javascripts.. but I not sure how to test it connected with a web page.. i mean, the module was able to solve simple scripts like

function xxx() { return 42; }

but i do not know how to test it for scripts that access the DOM. for example. the script has statements like document.getElementByID etc. how do i create the handle of the retrieved web page as 'document'..

can u please suggest me on this..

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Re^3: javascript interpreter in perl???
by gam3 (Curate) on Feb 06, 2008 at 22:20 UTC
    If you really want all of this to be in perl it is quite a hard problem requiring javascript and perl code.

    You might want to look at HTML-DOM, but there is still a lot of glue needed to tie it all together.

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