Thanks so much.  Parsing a web page is sufficient, and would
be a great starting point.

-Doug

Paul Lutus wrote:
> doog wrote:
> 
>> I'm a Ruby novice. Does anyone have an example of a simple screen
>> scraper in Ruby that uses scrAPI (and works on Mac OS X)?
>>
>> All I need it to do is:
>> 1) Go to a specified web page
>> 2) Use a CSS selector to grab and print out any section of the page
>>
>> It does not need to find links on the page or crawl.
>>
>> I tried the eBay example at
>>
> http://blog.labnotes.org/2006/07/11/scraping-with-style-scrapi-toolkit-for-ruby/
>> and have tried the recommended "require" and Tidy.path statements,
>> but couldn't find a combination that works.
> 
> Please tell me something. Do you want to:
> 
> 1. Parse a Web page using scrAPI, or
> 
> 2. Parse a Web page.
> 
> If you are more concerned with parsing content from a Web page than using
> scrAPI, then I can help you.
>