Web scraping using Google Docs – Xpath


Using Google Docs, web scraping can be done easily through simple xpath statements. This example guides you through scraping headlines from the NYtimes.com website. This application is a powerful tool that can be modified to scrape almost anything off of a website. Xpath syntax works differently in Google docs, and you may have to re-arrange the code to make it function. Use the code in this video as a starting point.

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