Use-Case - Scrape, filter, alert

This looks like a great project. Here is my first use-case for personal use.

  • I want to systematically query HackerNews for a particular keywords.

  • Get back the resulting stories and metadata in an email.

  • Repeat once a week.

Is this possible with n8n today? If so any pointers to get started would be appreciated.


First, thanks a lot! That is great to hear.

Yes, something like this would be possible. It would similar to this:

And then sending an email like here:

The only thing that is missing right now would be the scraper which would have to get created to extract the data.