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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • CROSS-PLATFORM

    1. A way to look at a computer screen and recognize what you are seeing.

    2. A way to move the mouse around, click things and maybe type.
    Sounds like VNC to me. Admittedly I don't know much about it at the protocol level.
    • Hm.

      Net::VNC [cpan.org] exists but looks like it does display only; it doesn't look like there's a way to send input back to the server.

      There's also something called LibVNCClient [sourceforge.net] that includes a perl-based macro recorder called VisualNaCro, which might be worth poking around with.

  • What happens when you change screen resolution?
    • You generate a new search regex...

      I'm doing it every time anyway, since I haven't added caching.