scrape.pl - simple HTML scraping from the command line
This is a simple program to extract data from HTML by specifying CSS3 or XPath selectors.
scrape.pl URL selector selector ... # Print page title scrape.pl http://perl.org title # The Perl Programming Language - www.perl.org # Print links with titles, make links absolute scrape.pl http://perl.org a //a/@href --uri=2 # Print all links to JPG images, make links absolute scrape.pl http://perl.org a[@href=$"jpg"]
This program fetches an HTML page and extracts nodes matched by XPath or CSS selectors from it.
If URL is
-, input will be read from STDIN.
Separator character to use for columns. Default is tab.
Numbers of columns to convert into absolute URIs, if the known attributes do not everything you want.
Switches off the automatic translation to absolute URIs for known attributes like
The public repository of this module is http://github.com/Corion/App-scrape.
The public support forum of this program is http://perlmonks.org/.
Copyright 2011-2011 by Max Maischein
This module is released under the same terms as Perl itself.