autofill browser form field on website, with a parameter from a database
Posted on 2012-09-20
We use a website which allows us to look up a vehicle registration.
Currently someone copies this from a database field into the form and then presses search.
We do a huge volume of these on a daily basis so looking for time saving mechanisms.
Ideally the user would click a button in the database and then it auto searches for the registration.
However, the website is provided by a 3rd party, so we can not amend the code to acccept a utl parameter for example.
So I have two questions!
1) would this be achieveable using browqser automation such as selenium
3) something along the lines of a form autofill, but one which accepts a string variable passed into the browser autofill extension which then inserts into the field
Anyone got any ideas how this can be achieved or what to search for?
Our system is vb.net so I could work with that somehow.
or would something like selenium be the answer?