Ever looked at a delicious list on a website and copied and pasted it, bit by bit, into an Excel or Google Doc? Yeah, those days are over. One thing I love to do is scrape the Web, and Google Docs makes that fairly simple with three commands (in order of complexity):
ImportFeed and ImportHTML are easy sneezy, but I couldn’t wrap my non-programmer brain matter around ImportXML because all the blog posts I read on it were written by web developers.
You can watch the video here:
View the presentation here:
And check out the Google Doc I shared that shows tons of examples here: