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Enhanced version of parsel, extracting data from HTML and XML using complex rules

Project description

Enhanced version of parsel, extracting data from HTML and XML using complex rules.

Features

  • Magic g method: extract items by complex rules
  • Apply filters to a value
  • x instance: many helper methods and filters

Plus all the standard features of parsel

>>> from parselx import SelectorX
>>> sel = SelectorX("""<html>
        <body>
            <h1>Hello, Parselx!</h1>
            <ul>
                <li><a href="http://example.com">Link 1</a></li>
                <li><a href="http://scrapy.org">Link 2</a></li>
            </ul>
        </body>
        </html>""")
>>>
>>> sel.g('h1')
'Hello, Parselx!'
>>> sel.g('h1 | reverse')
'!xlesraP ,olleH'
>>> sel.g('[ul li a]')
['Link 1', 'Link 2']
>>> sel.g({'title':['h1', lambda s: s.upper()], 'links':'[a @href]'})
{'title': 'HELLO, PARSELX!', 'links': ['http://example.com', 'http://scrapy.org']}
>>> sel.g('[ul li a @href| map:slice,7,-4]')
['example', 'scrapy']

Installation

$ pip install parselx

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