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Scrape Billboard Hot 100 and create an array of objects
/**
* Install x-ray with: 'npm install x-ray'
* (Also see: https://github.com/lapwinglabs/x-ray)
*
* Run with: node scraper.js
*
* Result:
*
* [ { rankCurrent: '1',
* rankLast: 'Last Week: 1',
* title: 'One Dance',
* artist: 'Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla' },
* { rankCurrent: '2',
* rankLast: 'Last Week: 2',
* title: 'Can\'t Stop The Feeling!',
* artist: 'Justin Timberlake' },
* { rankCurrent: '3',
* rankLast: 'Last Week: 3',
* title: 'Panda',
* artist: 'Desiigner' },
* { rankCurrent: '4',
* rankLast: 'Last Week: 4',
* title: 'Don\'t Let Me Down',
* artist: 'The Chainsmokers Featuring Daya' },
* ....
*/
var Xray = require('x-ray');
var scraper = Xray({
filters: {
trim: function (value) {
return typeof value === 'string' ? value.replace(/\n/g, '').trim() : value
}
}
});
scraper('http://www.billboard.com/charts/hot-100', '.chart-row__main-display',
[{
rankCurrent: '.chart-row__current-week',
rankLast: '.chart-row__last-week',
title: '.chart-row__song | trim',
artist: '.chart-row__artist | trim'
}]
)(console.log);
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