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AutoIt

A freeware BASIC-like scripting language designed for automating the Windows GUI
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What is AutoIt?

It uses a combination of simulated keystrokes, mouse movement and window/control manipulation in order to automate tasks in a way not possible or reliable with other languages.
AutoIt is a tool in the Languages category of a tech stack.

Who uses AutoIt?

Companies
3 companies reportedly use AutoIt in their tech stacks, including JJSOFT, Evolve IP, and NetSPI.

Developers
4 developers on StackShare have stated that they use AutoIt.

AutoIt Integrations

JavaScript, Python, Java, C#, and C++ are some of the popular tools that integrate with AutoIt. Here's a list of all 5 tools that integrate with AutoIt.

Why developers like AutoIt?

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AutoIt's Features

  • Easy to learn BASIC-like syntax
  • Simulate keystrokes and mouse movements
  • Manipulate windows and processes
  • Interact with all standard windows controls
  • Scripts can be compiled into standalone executables
  • Create Graphical User Interfaces (GUIs)
  • COM support
  • Regular expressions.

AutoIt Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to AutoIt?
PowerShell
A command-line shell and scripting language built on .NET. Helps system administrators and power-users rapidly automate tasks that manage operating systems (Linux, macOS, and Windows) and processes.
Selenium
Selenium automates browsers. That's it! What you do with that power is entirely up to you. Primarily, it is for automating web applications for testing purposes, but is certainly not limited to just that. Boring web-based administration tasks can (and should!) also be automated as well.
Python
Python is a general purpose programming language created by Guido Van Rossum. Python is most praised for its elegant syntax and readable code, if you are just beginning your programming career python suits you best.
PHP
Fast, flexible and pragmatic, PHP powers everything from your blog to the most popular websites in the world.
JavaScript
JavaScript is most known as the scripting language for Web pages, but used in many non-browser environments as well such as node.js or Apache CouchDB. It is a prototype-based, multi-paradigm scripting language that is dynamic,and supports object-oriented, imperative, and functional programming styles.
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AutoIt's Followers
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