Using Python Scripts to Take Screenshots

Using Python Scripts to Take Screenshots

Learn to take screenshots using different Python libraries and a service like Urlbox.

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There are many reasons why developers might want to capture screenshots of web pages. You might want to capture an image generated from dynamic code that you've written, collect screenshots of web pages mentioned in a dataset that you're working with, or keep software documentation up to date by automating screenshots using a CI/CD tool.

It can be surprisingly tricky to take screenshots using Python, especially when JavaScript is involved. In this tutorial, you’ll learn to take screenshots of web pages using different approaches and packages in Python. You'll also see how a tailor-made solution like Urlbox can help you easily capture screenshots of websites.

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