This week I was working on a Universal Windows Platform app that needs to show a website inside a WebView for several hours at a time. Unfortunately after a few hours the app took all the RAM it could get due to some memory leaks inside the WebView which I don’t have any control over.
The last few days I was trying to add additional GPIO ports to a DragonBoard 410c running Windows 10 IoT Core. I chose a MCP23017-E/SP chip that will provide you with 16 extra GPIO pins through I2C. Getting it to work is actually not that hard, if you can (unlike me) avoid those few nasty pitfalls.
In this post we’ll look at scraping Websites on a regular basis using Azure WebJobs & Node.js (jQuery / cheerio) and returning the data as JSON. In the example below we’ll each week grab the apps that are on sale as part of the “Red Stripe Deals” in the Windows Store. The resulting app details will be put into