[email protected] wrote:
I really, really like scRUBYt! so far, especially after so much
scraping using PHP, however the lack of documentation kills me. Are
there going to be more tutorials and examples soon? When I was first
testing it I could not believe it was possible to scrape google with
only a few lines, but what about more complicated pages? For example,
it isn’t possible to scrape Ask.com the same way you do Google because
of it’s markup, what are you supposed to do on those cases?
There are tons of examples here:
I am also planning to finish the tutorials and add even more docs.
What’s up with ask.com? Send me what would you like to accomplish and I
will help you with it.
I know how scraping works but I’m not very experienced with XPath so
it would be really good to have more examples (in their final form,
not the learner only because they stop working after a while for most
of the time),
OK - however, you can always replace the examples with the current ones
and export the extractor to get a production one.
plus a more detailed explanation of everything that can
Yeah, that’s my goal too, just I am flooded with everything else… But
working on it all the time. Please subscribe to the feed at
if you would like to be notified if new stuff arrives… I am announcing
Either way, this seems to be shaping up very well and I wish you good
luck with it!
Great! Please send as much feedback as possible so I can improve the
whole stuff and add what’s missing.
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