Scraping describes the method to extract data hidden in documents - such as Web Pages and PDFs and make it useable for further processing. It is among the most useful skills if you set out to investigate data - and most of the time it’s not especially challenging. For the most simple ways of scraping you don’t even need to know how to write code.
This example relies heavily on Google Chrome for the first part. Some things work well with other browsers, however we will be using one specific browser extension only available on Chrome. If you can’t install Chrome, don’t worry the principles remain similar."