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

Pumping Reddit user trend to AWS CloudWatch with Powershell

This blog post is in continuation of my last blog post Capturing & Analyzing online users Trend on Reddit with Powershell . According to the advice from one of the best IT pros I know – Trevor Sullivan (Twitter handle @PCGeek) who suggested me to pump all the data points script captures from Reddit’s Powershell Community page to AWS Cloud Watch, I decided to give it a shot.

Just to give you an idea AWS CloudWatch is Amazon Monitoring service and it can do much more than just plotting graphs using the data points you send to the cloud. You can use Amazon CloudWatch to collect and track metrics, collect and monitor log files, set alarms, and automatically react to changes in your resources.… Read More Pumping Reddit user trend to AWS CloudWatch with Powershell

Capturing & Analyzing online users Trend on Reddit with Powershell

INTRODUCTION :  Well if you write a blog and share your content on variety of social media websites and forums/communities craving maximum interaction on your content, you must have at some point in time have thought  about “Man what is the best time to share my content!” early in the morning, after Lunch or at… Read More Capturing & Analyzing online users Trend on Reddit 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 : Get example Sentence’s for a Word using Web scraping on online dictionary

INTRODUCTION :  Everybody comes across a word that you don’t understand how to use it in a sentence, I face this often as I do ton of readings. normally I would have done a simple google search, let’s suppose for the word “Elixir”, which will give me few websites with sentence examples. I would have… Read More Powershell : Get example Sentence’s for a Word using Web scraping on online dictionary