A simple node.js one line scraping tool
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Ol'scrap

A simple one line scraping node.js module

Installation

npm install -g olscrap

Usage

Use command line expression Example :

olscrap "https://npmjs.org/package/olscrap" "div.user > a.username {[href]}"

Expression grammar is basically selector {output} with :

  • selector a CSS selector query
  • ouput the format to be applied to each matching element, made of
    • function as defined in jQuery (e.g. text, html, val)
    • and [attribute] (e.g. [href], [name], [type])

Full examples :

ul.menu a.active {text [href]}
input[type=text] {[name] val}