What are some PhantomJS alternatives for automating browsers?
Today, Phantomjs is superseded by a new set of tools that are more reliable, faster and easier to work with:
Selenium was initially designed for website testing but it quickly became used in web scraping as well. It's the most mature library in this area meaning it has huge community though a bit more dated user experience.
Note that modern browser automation tools use CDP to communicate with the browser. Because of this, today there are many different tools like PhantomJS.