Video: How to use regex to scrape HTML pages

Regex how to

Ever wanted to scrape something with OutWit Hub but the data you want is tied up in ugly HTML tags that change with each new piece of information?

Regular expressions – known as regex – are often an easy way of getting around them. These are sequences of symbols and characters which express a pattern to be searched for in a piece of text.

This video will show you how to use regex sequences to scrape with OutWit Hub. It covers two individual examples for you to run through.

These will give you the basic components which you can then build on to use your own regex to help you scrape.

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