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

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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.

I recently discovered a neat tool which you can use to scrape data from websites with relative ease, called Artoo.js. Artoo is a javascript library built to test web scraping in the browser, before implementing them in a dedicated scraper such as Sandcrawler.js or Phantom.js One of the great things about Artoo is that installation

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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

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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

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