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Write Your Own Custom Automation Using java.awt.Robot

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Write Your Own Custom Automation Using java.awt.Robot

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The following tip shows how to use java.awt.Robot to create your own handy custom made automation. Running this example will open up Firefox in your system and type in twitter.com, loading the page for you. Isn't that cool? Try it yourself.

import java.awt.AWTException;import java.awt.Robot;import java.awt.event.KeyEvent;import java.io.IOException;public class RobotSample {public static void main(String[] args) throws IOException {try {Robot robot = new Robot();Runtime runtime = Runtime.getRuntime();runtime.exec("D:\\Program Files\\Mozilla Firefox\\firefox.exe");robot.delay(1000);robot.keyPress(KeyEvent.VK_F6);robot.keyPress(KeyEvent.VK_DELETE);robot.keyPress(KeyEvent.VK_T);robot.keyPress(KeyEvent.VK_W);robot.keyPress(KeyEvent.VK_I);robot.keyPress(KeyEvent.VK_T);robot.delay(70);robot.keyPress(KeyEvent.VK_T);robot.keyPress(KeyEvent.VK_E);robot.keyPress(KeyEvent.VK_R);robot.keyPress(KeyEvent.VK_DECIMAL);robot.keyPress(KeyEvent.VK_C);robot.keyPress(KeyEvent.VK_O);robot.keyPress(KeyEvent.VK_M);robot.keyPress(KeyEvent.VK_ENTER);robot.delay(200);} catch (AWTException e) {e.printStackTrace();}}}

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