Data Scraping And More With Ruby, Nokogiri, Sinatra and Heroku
sample code from article and screencast
In this article, you will learn the basics of scraping and parsing data from websites with Ruby and Nokogiri. You will then take this information and build a sample application, first as a command line tool and then as a full Sinatra web app. Finally, you will deploy your new application on the heroku hosting platform.
There is a screencast that accompanies this article. If you are interested in the process behind many of the thoughts and code in this article, watch the screencast. If you just want the facts, read the article. . .