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Creating a Automation Toolpak robot to connect to a legacy web application using Selenium Import feature

This article walks through creating a robot using Automation Toolpak that can connect to a Legacy web application which does not expose an API.
Prerequisites Before creating the robot, you need to do the following steps: 1. Download the .NET Framework 4.6.1 installer from link below and install it. 2. Download Selenium IDE for Chrome and install it. 3. Download the Automation Toolpak tool zip from Github using “Clone or download” button. 4. Open the v1.0 folder and double click on AutomationToolpak.msi to install the Automation  Toolpak tool. 5. Go to Samples/LegacyWebApp folder and double click on “StartLegacyWebApp.exe”
The below video walks through the steps of creating a Robot which connects to legacy web app. We initially create a Selenium project to record the steps that the robot has to perform. Then, we import this Selenium project to Automation Toolpak to create…

Introducing Automation Toolpak

For quite sometime I had an idea of creating a tool for RPA. Automation Toolpak is an attempt to create a basic RPA tool. To start with it supports Web UI Automation and I plan to extend it to other areas of automation as well, as time permits.