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Sunday September 09, 2007
11:52 AM

Web::Scraper hacks #2: Extract javascript and css content

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This is inspired by an email from Renée Bäcker asking how to get content inside javascript tag. Because Web::Scraper's 'TEXT' mapping calls as_text method of HTML::Element, it doesn't get the content inside script and style tag. Here's the code that works. It's kinda clumsy, and it'd be nice if there's much cleaner way to do this:

# extract Javascript code into 'code'
use strict;
use Web::Scraper;

my $s = scraper {
    process "script", code => sub {
        join '', $_->content_list;

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