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re: Web Scraping 101 with Javascript and NodeJS VIEW POST

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Holy moly, i was just about to write about this topic, but i guess now i dont have to :-) Good job!

I had plan to write about:
1) nodejs + jsdom,
2) nodejs + testcafe (because sometimes you just need that real browser APIs for SPAs and i prefer testcafe to puppeteer :-) )

 

What do you mean by real browser APIs ?

 

I mean mostly rendering of JS powered SPAs, which is not happening in JSDOM.

oh k got it !
testcafe can handle that rendering by js ?

Yeah, basically it runs browser just like puppeteer :)

ok i'll look into it. Thnx 👍

 

Might be worthwhile to look at Playwright. Our team uses Cypress for integration tests but really enjoyed using that for a recent web automation project

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