TL;DR Broom is a paid ($15 USD) browser extension for Firefox and Chrome that lets you scrape data from a web page up into a CSV or JSON file.

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Broom was born out of the desire to quickly assemble data from sites that do not expose an API into a spreadsheet, without wanting to spend time setting up a full scraper for short one time tasks.

When activated by a button it places in the browsers toolbar, it provides a visual click based interface to set up the configuration, make it aware of pagination links and then lets you scrape the number of pages that you desire. When finally done, it’ll provide the choice of a CSV, JSON and a “Columnar JSON” format download.

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