Playwright is a browser automation library used for directing actions within the context of a headless browser. This gives engineers the ability to transform any series of user behavior into a script that can run periodically or on demand. By passing in custom arguments, a single script can be applied across a huge range of applications.

Playwright is open-source, actively maintained, and runs in Javascript, Python, .NET, and Java. It supports all modern web tech, with compatibility for Chromium-based browsers, Firefox, and Webkit. And if that wasn’t enough, it’s also got a top-notch API that simplifies tasks on which other automation libraries choke.

Using Playwright, you can test how your website performs under different conditions, scrape dynamic web pages, automate daily form submissions, generate screenshots or PDFs based on web content, or streamline complex workflows. Its reliability and comprehensive feature set make it an excellent choice for developers seeking to leverage the power of browser automation.

How can BrowserCat help with running Playwright?

BrowserCat’s browser fleet support the last year’s worth of Playwright releases, making it easy to run your automations in the cloud, scaling up as easily as you need. Our pay-as-you-go model also ensures you’ll never spend more than fractions of a penny per request.

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