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Max Maischein

NAME

scrape.pl - simple HTML scraping from the command line

ABSTRACT

This is a simple program to extract data from HTML by specifying CSS3 or XPath selectors.

SYNOPSIS

    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"]

DESCRIPTION

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.

OPTIONS

--sep

Separator character to use for columns. Default is tab.

--uri COLUMNS

Numbers of columns to convert into absolute URIs, if the known attributes do not everything you want.

--no-uri

Switches off the automatic translation to absolute URIs for known attributes like href and src.

REPOSITORY

The public repository of this module is http://github.com/Corion/App-scrape.

SUPPORT

The public support forum of this program is http://perlmonks.org/.

AUTHOR

Max Maischein corion@cpan.org

COPYRIGHT (c)

Copyright 2011-2011 by Max Maischein corion@cpan.org.

LICENSE

This module is released under the same terms as Perl itself.