Getting started with RPA using Automation Anywhere

Vaibhav Srivastava

SKU: 9789389898293

Rs. 799

ISBN: 9789389898286
eISBN: 9789389898293
Authors: Vaibhav Srivastava
Rights: Worldwide
Publishing Date: January 2021
Pages: 272
Dimension: 7.50 x 9.25
Book Type: Paperback

The book starts by giving an overview of Robotic Process Automation (RPA), its tools, and industry use cases. You will then get familiar with the Automation Anywhere Enterprise components and Architecture. Moving on, you will deep dive into the options provided in a Client application such as recorders, workbench, metabot designer and the types of bots in Automation Anywhere. You will then come across the practical implementation of variables in Automation. The book will then show how to implement commands such as Error Handling, XML, Web Services, FTP, OCR, PGP, String Operation, Files & Folders, etc. You will also get familiar with the working of Workflows and Workflow Manager. Towards the end, the book will teach you how to transfer bots to and from the Web Control Room and schedule bots from the Web Control Room.

By the end of the book, you will be able to implement different commands provided in Automation Anywhere.


Learn RPA using Automation Anywhere with step-by-step practical implementation


  • Get an overview of different stages in the Business Process Automation
  • Learn how to use Automation Anywhere to automate business processes using commands such as Excel,      Email, PDF, Database, XML, Web Services etc.
  • Learn how to use commands together to automate process flows and standard industry use cases
  • Learn  how to develop bots in Bot Creator
  • Learn to use Citrix AISense to capture objects in Citrix, Virtual Machine and Remote environment


  • Understand the fundamentals of Business Process Automation and its stages.
  • Use commands such as Excel, PDF, Email, Database, Object Cloning, Loops, If-Else etc.   together  to create a bot to automate industry use cases.
  • Use Variables, MetaBots, IQ bots and Citrix AISense to incorporate features such as Reusability,   Cognitive Automation capabilities and Object Capturing in Citrix, Virtual Machine and Remote environment.
  • Learn how to create reusable bots using MetaBots
  • Develop bots in Bot Creator and upload and schedule them in Web Control Room to be automatically executed on Bot Runner.


The book is for anyone who wants to become a RPA developer. Professionals working in this field who want to upgrade themselves will find this book helpful.
  1. Chapter 1: Automation Overview
  2. Chapter 2: Introduction of RPA
  3. Chapter 3: AAE Architecture
  4. Chapter 4: Client Application
  5. Chapter 5: Variables
  6. Chapter 6: Use Cases
  7. Chapter 7: Command Library
  8. Chapter 8: Metabot
  9. Chapter 9: Recorder
  10. Chapter 10: Credential Variable
  11. Chapter 11: IQ Bot
  12. Chapter 12: Workflows
  13. Chapter 13: System & Audit Logs
  14. Chapter 14: Bot Transfer

Vaibhav Srivastava is a Software Delivery Manager with 11 years of experience in which he has implemented multiple assignments with varying roles like Architect, Business Analyst, Solution Consultant and Instructor for various technologies like RPA, Data Science, Machine Learning and .NET. Some of the organizations Vaibhav has been associated with are ContactPoint360, IBM, HPE, KPMG, Novartis, Unisys, TCL, HCL Technologies, Ryan India, NSEIT, to name a few. In 2017, Vaibhav moved into RPA and started his journey with Automation Anywhere. The journey has been a cherished one and has taken him on multiple unexplored areas. After Automation Anywhere, Vaibhav also developed expertise in UiPath, another market-leading RPA tool and later upgraded tech stack with gaining knowledge about Machine Learning, Data Science and Artificial Intelligence. Outside work, Vaibhav volunteers his spare time in helping, coaching, and mentoring young people in taking up careers in technology.

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