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Automating whatsapp messages with python

Before i start, i want to note that im still a beginner at programming, i can barely get a grip on while statements. But from what i've read, the best way to train is to just make projects that helps on your daily activities, so i decided to do so.


So everyday, i record my class' zoom meetings and upload those video files to google drive, copy the drive link, then i post the link on a whatsapp group according to the subjects.

I'd like to make a program where i can paste the drive link, define the subject and then the message sent automatically

I'm wondering how can i achieve that, what modules should i use and so-so, just try to keep it basic


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AFAIK, you can create bots on WhatsApp, but they're only for business accounts, and getting access to the API is pretty difficult. I would suggest using Telegram or Discord, that is way easier. But, changing platforms wouldn't be easy for you, I think.


One way could be to use the selenium webdriver(basically opens a browser window and you can program it so that it can click buttons, and type text which you want), opening WhatsApp Web with it, and coding it to click on specific chats/groups depending on what the input subject was. IMO this is not as easy. Others might have some better solutions.

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You can use AutoHotkey instead of Python. Don't worry, it's pretty easy and basically the same idea.

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