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RobofoxRobofox is a Mozilla Firefox web browser extension that enables end-users to easily automate, integrate, and customize web applications.
Web Automation and Web extraction:Web automation is a paradigm that allows users to automate web browsing activities. Web extraction is activity of extracting information from the web automatically. Robofox can automate web browsing and web extraction activities. With Robofox, you can automate repetitive web browsing activities, such as filing forms, and web extraction, such as extracting stock price from the web.
Web Integration:Web integration is a new paradigm that allows integration of data, content, and resources accessible from the web. Web integration allows users to combine resources or features from multiple websites. Sounds bizarre? You probably have done web integration manually, when you get partial information from one web site and use the partial information gathered as input to get the actual information that you want. Robofox can integrate data from multiple web sites.
Web Customization:Web customization is a technique that allows users to customize the look and feel of a web application.
With Robofox, you can build a script that performs one or more of these.