Web scraping with JavaScript

Is it possible to scrape an HTML page with JavaScript from inside of a web browser?

To be perfectly honest I wasn’t sure so I decided to try it out.

Full disclaimer here, I didn’t actually succeed. However, it was a great learning experience for me and I think you guys could benefit from seeing what I did and where I went wrong. Who knows, maybe you can take what I’ve done and figure it out for yourself!
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Content Grabber self-contained (standalone) agent

self_contained_agentAs web scraping is becoming easier to use, more and more people are able to leverage the world’s web resources. As this trend grows, structured data from the web empower businesses and enable a wave of new business ideas to become a reality. Now there is a new technology on the market called: “self-contained agents” that might just make this a tsunami! more…

Automate your social marketing by bulk tweeting all your blog posts

twitter_auto_logoA good social presence is important for any successful blogger. But running a full time blog and keeping up your tweet volume is incredibly time consuming. It would be so much more convenient if you could set up bulk tweets for all your posts. Recently as I was doing some reCaptcha automation, I came up with an idea to use the iMacros browser plugin to automate just such a task. Here’s how I did it… more…

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