Scrolling Internet Explorer with Powershell

My top preference for data munging and harvesting from The Web is Internet Explorer, Yes, Internet Explorer! 🙂 because I can create an InternetExplorer.Application object and access the HTML DOM to scrape web data as and when required. The problem arises when all information on the web page is not populated by default when the page loads,… Read More Scrolling Internet Explorer with Powershell

Powershell fiddling around Web scraping, Twitter – User Profiles, Images and much more

INTRODUCTION :  I’m Big Fan of REST API’s , they are efficient, reliable and fun. Recently I have been playing with Twitter REST  API’s and was thinking is it possible to get the required information from Twitter without using the API? without setting up the authentication model (OAuth tokens)  or connecting to right endpoint ? Point of… Read More Powershell fiddling around Web scraping, Twitter – User Profiles, Images and much more

[ Powershell ] Data Harvesting all dictionary words for each alphabet from Web

PROBLEM :  I am working on a personal project where in I require common/popular dictionary words for lookups and performance is a concern. INITIAL THOUGHTS : Figure out a way in which I can use In-built dictionary on Microsoft Word, but couldn’t find much on google search ( May be I didn’t tried enough :P)… Read More [ Powershell ] Data Harvesting all dictionary words for each alphabet from Web