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Web Scraping

There is a lot of information on the web -- and a lot of it isn't in easy to use formats like JSON or XML. Most is stuck in HTML that is designed for human consumption only. In this tech talk, Ben Keith discusses how can we programmatically collect this ...

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Web Scraping

There is a lot of information on the web -- and a lot of it isn't in easy to use formats like JSON or XML. Most is stuck in HTML that is designed for human consumption only. In this tech talk, Ben Keith discusses how can we programmatically collect this data and make use of it.

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Web Scraping


Consistency Testing for Legacy Applications

Let’s say you have inherited a vast and messy legacy project. You are asked to upgrade some core libraries to the latest versions and implement a handful of new features. You diligently go through what documentation exists and interview the product owner and users. The application still works, but the ...

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Let’s say you have inherited a vast and messy legacy project. You are asked to upgrade some core libraries to the latest versions and implement a handful of new features. You diligently go through what documentation exists and interview the product owner and users. The application still works, but the original developers have all gone on to greener pastures. After looking at the source it becomes obvious that a project that started with clear development ...

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