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Raspar – Build a html parser in 5 minutes

Creating HTML Parsers has never been this simple. Here is how you can create parsers very quickly with minimal code. Do check out the “rasper” gem on RubyGems. Continue reading

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Hpricot scraping in ruby

Include gems/library required before getting started require ‘hpricot’require ‘net/http’require ‘rio’ # Pass website url to be scrapedurl = “www.funonrails.com”# Define filename to store file locallyfile = “temp.html”# Save page locallyrio(url) < rio (file) # Open page through hpricotdoc = Hpricot(open(file))Apply … Continue reading

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