Just completed this tutorial on how to build a web bot that automatically posts ads to craigslist using Nightmare.js The goal of this guide is to teach you how to build web bots and web automation tools using Nightmare.js and avoid common pitfalls with proper planning, research, debugging techniques, and managing asynchronous code.
I just finished creating a new web application called Only One Percent Listings. It was a medium sized project and really pushed the limits of my web development skills. I learned a lot and I wanted to document my experience for myself and pass that knowledge along for all the freelancers and junior developers out
Confession time. I used to be really shy. Not kind of shy. I’m talking weird, sits in the corner, wearing a trench coat, is that kid gonna shoot up the school shy. I got over it. Now, I have a good social life and great self-confidence. It took a few years and some really directed
In this video I demonstrate how to use sheetrock.js, a simple way to query, retrieve, and display data from Google Sheets. Sheetrock js runs in the browser or on a sever so it’s a great way to add a little dynamic content to an otherwise static site without the overhead of server-side languages or frameworks
In this tutorial you will learn to build a screen scraper using node.js, nightmare.js, and jQuery. This will scrape all the gigs posted on craigslist in the computers section for any city you choose. You can hook this up to a cron job and email yourself the results at regular intervals.
Following up on my previous post reviewing Powder City Nootropics. Today I have a phone meeting with a new client. I want to communicate at my very best, and I’m planning to go to the gym later and do some upper body exercises. Gotta keep those arms pumped for my lady 😉
Have you ever procrastinated writing a major essay to just a few days before it was due? Replace ‘days’ in the previous sentence with ‘hours’ and you’ve got the recurring theme of my educational career. There’s something about a 10 or 20 page essay that sounds so daunting and painful, it goes straight to the back of
I recently placed an order for some nootropics from Powder City and decided to do a write-up on my experiences. Nootropics (aka noots) are chemicals that protect or enhance the function of the brain. These substances are typically used by individuals looking to improve memory, be more productive, and limit the effects of aging on