How to extract data from a Web API?

Posted by Agenty on Mar 19, 2019

Extracting data from web API in Agenty is similar to scraping any other website. The only difference is on how we are going to parse the web response, and creating of agent then usual agent setup using the Chrome extension. Because the web API response is mostly JSON or XML format instead HTML, so we can either use the JSON path or REGEX parser in Agenty to extract web APIs. Here are the links for different tutorials :

JSON

  1. Scraping JSON API using JSONPath
  2. Scraping JSON API using REGEX

XML

  1. Scraping XML using REGEX

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