Scraping the web in node.js using request and cheerio.js

There are multiple tools to scrap and retrieve content from websites in multiple languages. In Java you can use Jaunt, for C# you can use this approach, and in python there is a popular library called scrapy. Today, I’m going to show you a simple way to crawl a website using server-side Javascript (Node.js) and… Seguir leyendo Scraping the web in node.js using request and cheerio.js

Chrome extensions scaffolding

Today I’m going to talk about a great Yeoman generator focused on Chrome extensions scaffolding. The idea behind Yeoman, for the people who don’t know what it is, is to deploy a project with its file/folder structure, technologies, and so on, ready to start developing. Yeoman has a large amount of tools of generators (or plugins)… Seguir leyendo Chrome extensions scaffolding