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From Alex Harui <aha...@adobe.com>
Subject Re: how to run Flex app programmatically?
Date Thu, 02 Jul 2015 15:00:41 GMT
Are you asking about how to launch an AIR app with command line
parameters?  See the Invoke event.

On 7/2/15, 7:51 AM, "modjklist@comcast.net" <modjklist@comcast.net> wrote:

>Thanks Tom, 
>
>> submit the POST yourself :
>>http://flex.apache.org/asdoc/mx/rpc/http/HTTPService.html
>
>I guess the issue is my application needs to submit the post, because it
>has to be running to receive the reply from the post, and continue
>further processing. The customer's manufacturing code cannot issue this
>post since it has no idea what to do with the returned data, etc.
>
>So I'd need a way for the customer's code to start a flex application and
>login. After that, the application will do what it needs to do, then
>logout. 
>
>----- Original Message -----
>
>From: "Tom Chiverton" <tc@extravision.com>
>To: users@flex.apache.org
>Sent: Thursday, July 2, 2015 7:35:23 AM
>Subject: Re: how to run Flex app programmatically?
>
>If you just need to go to a web site and submit a form, the best thing
>to do is submit the POST yourself :
>http://flex.apache.org/asdoc/mx/rpc/http/HTTPService.html
>
>But it all depends what else you need to send (such as cookie) and if
>there really are not other steps to take once the form is submitted.
>
>Tom 
>
>On 02/07/15 14:33, modjklist@comcast.net wrote:
>> Regarding Flex for desktop web app, I'd like to make an application
>>that can be launched/run programmatically by a computing language (for
>>example C+, or java, python, etc), where the program submits login
>>credentials, then the application will run as its intended.
>> 
>> This isn't for testing purposes (e.g. Flex Monkey, etc.). The idea
>>would be to replace a human from clicking to go to a website, then
>>providing login credentials. The application would need to be run daily,
>>and I'm trying to automate the process to make it easier for customers
>>by integrating this task into their existing production code base.
>> 
>> There's a lot of info out there about automatically submitting forms on
>>websites written in HTML or Javascript. Thought maybe someone had advice
>>about this in Flex app.
>> 
>> 
>> 
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