satRdayCapeTown2018SeanSoutar.mkv.mp4 (19.59 MB)
Gathering Data from Dynamic Web Forms using RSelenium and Docker
mediaposted on 2018-03-28, 11:30 authored by Sean Soutar
Video recording of Sean Soutar's presentation, entitled "Gathering Data from Dynamic Web Forms using RSelenium and Docker" presented at SatRday Cape Town, UCT, 17 March 2018
Scraping data can be difficult especially when dealing with dynamic forms. I present a case study of how I used RSelenium and Docker to simulate a user interacting with a ASP.NET form. This was done on the South African Reserve Bank’s online statistical query to automate file downloads.