Web Scraping in JavaScript with PhantomJS, CasperJS, etc.

I went to a meetup about webscraping with JavaScript. PhantomJS was mentioned as well as the other ones mentioned below. I hadn't heard about all of them, so I'm leaving links here in case other people find them useful:



YSlow for Phantom:

Zed Shaw Presentation at OpenDNS

Last night I went to Python night at OpenDNS where Zed Shaw was speaking about learning Python. Here are some notes from the presentation:

If you're a complete beginner with programming start with Python 2 and go through Learn Python the Hard Way. After that get Learning Python by Mark Lutz. After those two books pick another book on a Python topic. Some examples mentioned were: