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May 25, 2018

Web UI Manipulation with Ruby for testing and beyond

Web UI manipulation for testing, data extraction, or web scraping, is a complicated and comprehensive process. Websites that contain an abundance of JavaScript code and unprecedented iframe structures can be hard to extract through simple requests. Capybara, paired with Poltergeist driver, makes it simple and hassle-free to retrieve complicated data from any kind of website. This tutorial will explain web scraping using Ruby and Capybara; it will highlight in detail how to use Capybara cookies in RestClient Gem Requests for a smooth data extraction.

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