Questions tagged [scripting]

Use this tag to discussing programming which automates the execution of tasks that could alternatively be executed one-by-one by a human operator.

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A Windows software to convert google-drive photos to webp?

So, the software needs to download google drive photos. Then convert them to .webp, then upload them back to google drive. Then delete the original (.jpg, .png etc) photos from google drive. It could ...
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Property rent website script

Hopefully this category is not too wrong for my question, I’m looking for web script recommendation for a property rental website(like rightmove.com but simpler, 500 properties max) It’s been years ...
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scriptable utility for comparing equal-length sequences of numeric values

I'm looking for a utility for doing comparison work on a pair of sequences of values, each of which is accessible in raw host memory format - not as text - with no headers and such. For simplicity, ...
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Good software + language solution for as400 scripting

I need to automate as400 terminal actions for my company. I am currently working with python + x3270 emulator, however, some function keys are not being recognized, i have tried multiple ways to make ...
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Portable Python interpreter for Windows 7

Please recommend a Python interpreter with a few specific requirements: Portable (no writing to the Windows registry or creating/modifying files outside of its own folder/subfolders) Gratis for ...
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CLI tool to compare 2 JSON files without regards to order of data objects AND returns an errorlevel environment variable

I'm searching for a CLI (Windows) tool to compare 2 JSON files. The trick is that the data objects within the JSON files may be in different orders (positions). Even if the order of data objects ...
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Deduplication script that runs with both bash and zsh for Linux, macOS, etc?

I have a scenario where we frequently pull in duplicated files that take up a lot of space. There's no reasonable way to stop the intake of these duplicated files due to their irregularity and the ...
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Viewer for multiple batch scripts

I have 12 batch (.bat) scripts which have to automatically start when Windows boots. Most of them are endless-running. To accomplish that, I added a bat file in shell:startup, which looks like this ...
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Can you recommend a command line JavaScript interpreter?

I would like to try out an AES encryption facility: https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/crypto-js/3.1.2/rollups/aes.js But without using a browser, with a command line tool, if it exists at all. ...
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Scripting tool to create complex sketches/figures

I'm working in science, which means, among other things, that I have to explain things to others in many different situations, preferrably using elaborate sketches to illustrate things. Up until now, ...
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Scripting engine that's lightweight, cross-platform, functional, and statically typed

I'm looking for a scripting engine to embed in a C program. Here's what I'm looking for in it: FOSS (doesn't matter whether it's a copyleft or pushover license) C interop (though I expect every ...
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Are there any interactive shells for Windows Script Host environment

As the title suggests, I am looking for a Python like interactive shell for Windows Script Host. I want to analyze for example, the object that is returned by GetObject("winmgmts:").InstancesOf("...
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TST10 like prorgram using SSH

From time to time I have to login and issue the same commands to many different devices. I used to use telnet with TST10, at and old job, that was great and easy to use. But with security concerns at ...
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Visual scripting alternatives but for text ( text node editor )?

I want to create tech document for my friend, and want to provide some logic structure. Is there any Visual Scripting alternatives but for text editing? Something like visual pseudo-scritping. Where I ...
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Automate Mouse Click

I was just wondering which language/script should I use to automate some mouse clicks. I have to keep selecting the next check box until there are no more. I tried looking and found python gui but it ...
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Looking for command line (debian if possible) tool doing screenshot of webpage

The topic is less easy than it looks. I need to be able to get png or jpg screenshot from some website on specific interval. So a simple cron job is OK, but I can't find a tool that really works. I ...
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Software or script to retrieve a list of jpeg files in a remote folder

I need to extract each week a list of files in a remote folder on my internet site. I need to retrieve the url to use those jpeg in an offline application, to load the images random. Also maybe useful ...
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HTML internal link checker

I'm looking for a link checker for HTML documents. Not for a website: for an HTML document, or a small collection of HTML documents. My constraints: It must work on a collection of HTML files passed ...
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Loooking for tools to merge two versions of folders keeping latest files

Is there any tool that can take two folders (with sub folders) and merge them to create a single latest master copy by picking the latest versions of files from the two input folders? I am trying to ...
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How to get free bash access on windows machine without admin rights?

i would like to execute bash scripts at work but can't seem to find a decent way. My devices are my windows pc (no admin rights) and my Iphone. I want my scripts to run all day, so since my work pc ...
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Replacement for VBScript for User-Scripts

We're using VBScript as a rather big part (>100k LOC, mostly Classes) of our software but since it's pretty old and we're quite unsure how MS support will look like in the future, we're looking for an ...
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LibreOffice Write headless mail merge script

Libre Writer from LibreOffice has an excellent mail merge feature. And an API to access most of the internal functions including mail merge. I am looking for a bash (Linux) script that takes a ...
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Some freeware tool or script to fetch the MS SQL Server Edition

I need to check "Microsoft SQL Server Edition" e.g. Standard, Express or Enterprise etc installed on multiple systems, but to get the edition details I manually execute @@version query on each SQL ...
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Alternatives to Python and Perl for scripting on linux servers

Are there any modern scripting alternatives to Python and Perl on linux servers? I like Python, but I'm not fond of the indentation way of structuring code. In that regards, Perl is way better. ...
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What single-page application (SPA) frameworks can be used for deployment of a file system-based HTML Application (HTA)?

This question was originally posted on Stack Overflow in the hope that active HTA developers who've faced a similar scenario would see it, but it has been cross-posted here at the suggestion of a ...
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File diff viewer visualizing historical data

I have a folder full of textfiles savestate-1.xml savestate-2.xml savestate-5.xml savestate-500.xml which represent how a single file, in this case savestate.xml, changed over time. I.e. a full dump ...
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Database and Spreadsheet combination

Is there any software that combines spreadsheet and database engine functionality? I would like to be able to paste two tables (for example results of SQL queries, with 20+ different columns each) ...
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Need help finding a specific directory printing program

I used to have this program that would print a list of folders into a txt document like so (little lines included): 01 Recipes ├───Cookies │ ├───Christmas │ │ ├───Red │ │ └───Green │ └───...
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Scripting engines benchmark

How or with what tool can I compare performance of Scripting engines or run a valid benchmark? Jexl Javascript Groovy Beanshell Velocity ... I want to check how much time take similar logic (...
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Tool to script telnet connections, commands, etc

I have some embedded network devices I need to configure. Right now I don't know their IP addresses, and obtaining them is something I can do in PowerShell (I think). Once I get the IP addresses, I'...
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I want to develop a web app in a scripting language without mutable state

I like Django and Rails because changes to my backend can load very fast (compared to a Java based web framework) and I like Haskell because of the absence of mutable state. I would like a web ...
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Scripting engine embeddable in C++ that can be terminated at will?

I'm making a programming game in C++ and Qt, but have a unique constraint as far as my choice in engines go; because it's possible that the player may write code that loops infinitely or takes a long ...
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Good scripting language with int64/uint64 support which can be embedded

Is there any scripting language which has native int64/uint64 support? I want to use this in a C++ game, so I need these features: Can call it's functions from C++ Cross-platform (Windows + Linux ...
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Advanced scripts for router

I have a Netgear DGN2200v2 router. I am trying to make advanced scripts for the router. Specifically, I want to detect people using eMule and Torrent, and then block them from accessing for 5 minutes, ...
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Looking for software library manager that runs scripts from searchable database

I am looking for a GUI program that stores scripts in a database which presents the scripts in a tree structure, like a Smalltalk image browser or the Microsoft Management Console, and it should ...
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Seeking a visual scripting environment

I am looking for a Visual Scripting IDE. Since there are too many for me to try each out in depth, given my current crushing deadlines, I will specify as much as I can and hope for a reply from ...
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Citation generator script

I'm looking for a script that generates a full citation (Chicago, Harvard etc.) based for the webpage it's on. The script could be PHP- or JavaScript-based, could be a WordPress plugin etc. - very ...
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Local CI-like tool

I'm looking for something like a Continous Integration tool like Jenkins or Bamboo. But I don't want something that big and heavy, it shouldn't be like a server. Just an eleborated batch tool (first ...
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Easily scripted audio splitter [duplicate]

I would like to split up my downloaded podcasts (.mp3 files) into 5 minute segments, audio normalize them, and script this to occur whenever a USB is plugged in. I would like to do this with the ...
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Android app to execute a script in background only

I'm searching for an Android app that can execute an script in the background. It should not show or change any foreground UI when the script is executed, not even a toast or notification is allowed. ...
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GUI scripting for Linux

Effectively, I am looking for an AutoIt clone for Linux. I am aware of tools like Sikuli, Javaauto, etc, but they just won't cut it, because they rely on x, y coordinates and for example they are ...
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