Christopher is a seasoned Qt software engineer at ICS with extensive experience developing complex Qt solutions and has strong knowledge in C and C++ languages. He has a deep understanding of software coding, usability and testing. Christopher lends his knowledge to training and is fluent in English, French and German. He earned both his BSc and MSc in Computer Science from the Université de Sherbrooke in Quebec.


Blog  •  June 10, 2016  •  By Christopher Probst  •  Qt QML  •  Qt
What's the best approach for doing webscraping in Qt now that QtWebkit has been deprecated? QtWebEngine is the replacement for QtWebKit and provides similar functionality. Webscraping generally refers to grabbing web pages and extracting content from them, but not rendering them. You should be able to do this with the Qt Network module, pulling the relevant web pages from a server and then parsing the received HTML using string and/or regular expression classes. Finally, if you really need QtWebKit, some people are discussing unofficially continuing to maintain it. See the Qt mailing lists...