Hello! My name is Engin Arslan. I am a Front-End developer with a Bachelor of Science in Materials Engineering and a Postgraduate Degree in Visual Effects. Before becoming a Developer, I worked as a Visual Effects Artist / Technical Director on Films and TV shows including Resident Evil 4, Tron, Mama, Pompeii, Vikings, and Strain. I received an Emmy nomination and won a Canadian Screen Award for my achievements in Visual Effects. During my time in VFX, I fell in love with Python and with programming in general. As a result I changed careers to be able to immerse myself completely in software development. I currently work at Shopify, helping more people become entrepreneurs all over the world. I also work at Seneca College as a Part-Time Professor and I am an Author at Apress, Pluralsight and Lynda. I recently published a course and a book called Coding for Visual Learners.
When done manually, data scraping, monitoring, and testing are labor-intensive and time-consuming. This course teaches web developers various ways that PhantomJS (a "headless" scriptable web browser) and CasperJS (a utility wrapper around PhantomJS) can be utilized to automate these kinds of interactions with websites.