how to interact with JavaScript?

John R. Comeau comeaujr at
Wed Apr 26 17:09:29 CDT 2000

    Alan> Are you asking how to generate and use Javascript, as some
    Alan> other people have indicated, or are you asking how to
    Alan> respond to someone else's Javascript with (perhaps) Perl?

I am asking about the 2nd item.  I want to write a Perl program to
interact with someone else's JavaScript.

    Alan> In that page example above, the Javascript actually runs in
    Alan> the browser on your (client) machine. If you want to
    Alan> interact (meaning pick something from the picklist), you are
    Alan> trying to interact with another window, by emulating the
    Alan> user at the keyboard/mouse.

Right.  This is what I want to do - pick something from the pick list,
fill in the entries, etc.


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