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Scrapping with Ruby for Beginners (marketing tool)

  • Inspire9 41 Stewart Street Richmond, Melbourne Australia (map)


What we’ll learn

  1. Understand what a scraper by scraping information from websites

  2. Understand how ruby can help you scrape and how the process of scraping

Through this Workshop, we’ll be able to understand what a scraper is and how we use it by using:

Ruby, The ruby gem Nokogiri & CSV to store the info. Our challenges:

  1. Open the website

  2. Load the content of the page

  3. Filter what you want

  4. Save it


Ideally, you have already done the Ruby Workshop that we ran the night before.

What to bring?

  • Bring your laptop fully charged

  • Install Google Chrome or Firefox

  • Install Sublime Text (

  • Ideally, have Ruby installed on your computer: