Thoughts Archive

Web Scraping 2.0

June 23, 2021

With the wide adoption of robust front-end frameworks and CSS-in-JS, traditional methods of targeting xpath or CSS selectors for scraping data from web pages are becoming ineffective. However, this new paradigm of front-end development leaves a key opportunity to improve the web scraping experience.



Christopher R Marshall


Enjoys programming web applications; especially in Go and Ruby. Also enjoys playing ice hockey as a goalie and playing the guitar.