Parses an article from a URL into Markdown
A simple script that uses postlight/mercury-parser to convert an article into a neat Markdown file with some headers.
An example of the output:
# Why I’m done with Chrome * **Source:** [blog.cryptographyengineering.com](https://blog.cryptographyengineering.com/2018/09/23/why-im-leaving-chrome/) * **Author:** Matthew Green * **Word count:** 2234 * **Extracted at:** 2019-11-15 23:38 ![lead image](https://matthewdgreen.files.wordpress.com/2018/09/untitled-3.png) This blog is mainly reserved for cryptography, and I try to avoid filling it with random ![512px-Google_Chrome_icon_(September_2014).svg](https://matthewdgreen.files.wordpress.com/2018/09/512px-google_chrome_icon_september_2014-svg.png?w=512)“someone is wrong on the Internet” posts. After all, that’s what Twitter is for! But from time to time something bothers me enough that I have to make an exception. Today I wanted to write specifically about Google Chrome, how much I’ve loved it in the past, and why — due to Chrome’s new user-unfriendly [forced login policy](https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=17942252) — I won’t be using it going forward.