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PhantomJS Cookbook by Rob Friesel

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Simulating mouse hovers in PhantomJS

This recipe demonstrates how to simulate hovers and similar mouse events using webpage.sendEvent.

Getting ready

To run this recipe, we will need a script that loads a web page with hover effects or similar features that are sensitive to the mousemove event; our script needs to expect to interact with these mousemove events.

The script in this recipe is available in the downloadable code repository as recipe10.js under chapter03. If we run the provided example script, we must change to the root directory for the book's sample code.

Lastly, the script in this recipe runs against the demo site that is included with the cookbook's sample code repository. To run that demo site, we must have Node.js installed. In a separate ...

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