In this chapter, we learned about the global variables that are available to every Node.js script. We learned how to set timers and read from, and write to, the console. After that, we learned about streams and how to use them to read and write data from files. We also learned how to use the synchronous filesystem APIs. Then, we learned how to use the HTTP module to build web servers and scrape content from web pages.
Now that you are well acquainted with the web scraping concept, you are ready to explore opportunities where you can build your own web applications and build automated robots to scrape content from other web applications. A good idea is to try and build a simple content management application to serve your blog, where you're going to write about all the new things you just learned about.
In the next chapter, you will learn about REST APIs and use some frameworks to help you build them. In further chapters, you will learn about techniques you can use...