Industrial robotics is a sub-branch in the industrial automation that aids in various manufacturing processes. Such manufacturing processes include; machining, welding, painting, assembling and material handling to name a few.[85] Industrial robots utilizes various mechanical, electrical as well as software systems to allow for high precision, accuracy and speed that far exceeds any human performance. The birth of industrial robot came shortly after World War II as United States saw the need for a quicker way to produce industrial and consumer goods.[86] Servos, digital logic and solid state electronics allowed engineers to build better and faster systems and overtime these systems were improved and revised to the point where a single robot is capable of running 24 hours a day with little or no maintenance. In 1997, there were 700,000 industrial robots in use, the number has risen to 1.8M in 2017[87]
But the code wants to run all at once, in a millisecond. By the time IE actually loads the page of search results, the entire subroutine is long over. We have to slow things down and wait for the browser while its navigating. We could use something like Application.Wait(Now + TimeValue("00:00:05")) to wait 5 seconds, but if the page loads faster we’re wasting time waiting for nothing, and if the page takes longer we’re in the same pickle as before. Do While objIE.Busy = True Or objIE.readyState <> 4: DoEvents: Loop is an elegant Do...Loop solution consisting of 3 VBA statements we’ve tidied up on one line, using colons (:) to connect them. It’s saying: while IE is busy navigating, just sit here and run in circles. objIE.Busy = True and objIE.readyState <> 4 (<> means not equal) are essentially the same thing –one could probably be ommitted– but just to make sure the page is really done loading we make both of these conditions requirements for getting out of the loop, by using the logical operator Or. The DoEvents part is technically not needed but we add it in the loop to free up processing resources and allow other things to happen within Excel during this time, asynchronous to the running loop. For the over-achievers out there, here are some other ways we could have written this line of code to do the same thing.
PhantomJS va nous servir de "Web-Driver" et cela sera là son unique utilité. De quoi s'agit-il ? Afin que Python puisse interagir avec le navigateur Web (Chrome, Firefox ou autres), de la même manière que la communication avec une base de données, il nous faut un driver (pilote). C'est là qu'intervient le Web Driver, il permet la communication entre le navigateur Web et notre script Python. De base, Selenium peut utiliser différents drivers pour différents navigateurs (Chrome, Firefox, Opéra) mais ce qui nous intéresse, ce n'est pas d'ouvrir un navigateur mais d'avoir un navigateur headless (sans interface graphique, uniquement en ligne de commandes). C'est là qu'intervient PhantomJS, qui fournit lui-même son Web Driver. L'utilité c'est donc la rapidité d'exécution par rapport aux navigateurs classiques.
Dans le chapitre « Assemblage des fragments  »  : […] de la bio-informatique est l'aide à la « mise en forme » des génomes de grande taille. En effet, grâce aux apports de la robotique, le biologiste peut désormais séquencer des génomes complets. Toutefois, la technologie des robots ne permet pas de traiter plus de 700 nucléotides sur un seul fragment d'ADN à la fois : le génome est donc découpé, au […] Lire la suite☛