Learning Web Scraping with JavaScript

Video description

Discover power packed solution to scrape any website easily.

About This Video

  • Extract data from web pages with simple JavaScript programming
  • A hands-on guide to web scraping using CasperJS with solutions to real-world problems

In Detail

This video is the ultimate guide to using the latest features of JavaScript and Node.js to scrape data from websites. In the early chapters, you'll see how to extract data from static web pages. After covering the basics, you'll get hands-on practice building more sophisticated scripts. You'll determine when and how to scrape data from a JavaScript-dependent website using JavaScript scraping libraries. You'll find out how to automate these actions with JavaScript packages such as Cheerio and CasperJS.

By the end of the book, you will have explored testing websites with scrapers, remote scraping, best practices, working with images, and many other relevant topics.

The code bundle for this video course is available at - https://github.com/PacktPublishing/Learning-Web-Scraping-with-JavaScript/

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Product information

  • Title: Learning Web Scraping with JavaScript
  • Author(s): Mustapha Mekhatria
  • Release date: November 2018
  • Publisher(s): Packt Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781789611311