About this video

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/

Style and Approach

It is a course that guides you with solutions that start simple and then progressively pick up the pace as the course unfolds. Learn to use web scraping to access unlimited data from any web source in any format. Each section of the course has examples that solve a real-world problem involving hands-on work. Best practices techniques and useful tips/tricks will also be shared during this course.

Publication date:
November 2018
59 minutes

About the Author

  • Mustapha Mekhatria

    Mustapha Mekhatria is the founder of SmartRTOS.com and he is a JavaScript enthusiast. He enjoys setting up projects with Node.js, MongoDB, and ReactVue JS.js. He publishes articles and videos about programming and also has his own YoutubeYouTube Channel namely: youtube.com/user/smartRTOS. He likes sharing knowledge and strongly believes that everything is easy to understand if taught well.

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