background preloader

Software for Web Scraping - Web Scraping

Software for Web Scraping - Web Scraping
Related:  Scraping

Web Scraping - web scraping, screen scraping, data parsing and other related things RSS Feeds for Google Plus Profiles and Search Results RSS feeds are not available in Google Plus but you can quickly generate feeds for any Google Profile or Page using the Feed+ app for Chrome. Google Plus does not offer RSS Feeds but you can easily generate feeds on your own using a new Chrome app developed by Eric Koleda, an engineer working with the Google Apps Script team. Here’s a sample Google+ Feed create using this tool. Follow Google+ Profiles and Pages via RSS Feeds To get started, launch Feed+ for Chrome and it will request access to some of your Google services. The generated RSS feeds are public and thus you, or anyone else, can subscribe to these feeds in any news reader. And now that you have an RSS Feed for your Google Plus profile, you can easily cross-post updates to Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, LinkedIn and everywhere else using the IFTTT service.

ImportXml & ImportHtml: Scraper avec Google Spreadsheet Scraper, selon wikipedia c’est « extraire du contenu de sites Web, via un script ou un programme, dans le but de le transformer pour permettre son utilisation dans un autre contexte ». Extraire des données c’est déjà bien, mais dans un tableau google spreadsheet, c’est encore mieux. Pourquoi Scraper des données disponibles sur le web ? Pour 2 raisons principales: un simple copier coller ne conserve pas toujours la mise en formeen scrapant les données, on peut actualiser très facilement la récupération de données issues de multiples sources Quelques exemples d’utilisations: Extraire les résultats de recherche de Google ou Twitter pour découvrir les concurrents sur son domaine, ou juste mesurer son positionnementExtraire un tableau depuis wikipedia pour en exploiter les donnéesExtraire la liste des annonces (titre, prix, etc.) d’un résultat de recherche sur leboncoinTraduire ses flux RSS en françaisetc. ImportHtml: importer facilement des tableaux et des listes Syntaxe: Exemple d’utilisation:

5 Interesting Ways To Use Google News RSS Feeds By learning more about these RSS feeds and incorporating a few interesting tricks to display and read these RSS news feeds, you’ll be able to stay on top of all the very best news as easily as possible. How’s that for useful? Creating RSS News Feeds Creating generic and specific news RSS feeds is quite an easy task. 1. You’ve probably already set up Google News to show local news in your preferred language. For me, I get: 2. Also at the bottom of the Google news page is a link to “About Feeds“, which shows you the various news topics and the RSS feeds to subscribe to them. For instance, Sci-Tech is: 3. At the top of Google News is the all-familiar search bar. For example, a basic news search for “Lemur”: 4. In the previous examples, you can see topic=t is tech, while q=lemur is your search term. For instance, limiting the search to the last month gives us: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Web Scraping Solutions - Sequentum The Sociable - For Pinterest Yes this article is about Pinterest but no, we’re not going to talk about the site’s astonishing rise or its revolutionary design features. Instead we’re going to talk about something old school, RSS. As you might know we love RSS but over the past year fewer and fewer sites are including RSS as a service for their users. In 2011 Twitter removed its RSS options from the site, although, as we’ve shown, it is still possible to generate RSS feeds for user profiles, Twitter lists, and searches. So what of Pinterest’s RSS support? Pinterest Fire Hose RSS The site does provide an RSS option for user profiles; this feed combines all the latest pins a user has created regardless of which board they are in. Pinterest Board RSS Following a specific board created by a user via RSS is less obvious. To do this, first open the board (e.g. The RSS feed will show you the last 20 or so pins created in that board rather than the full contents.

Web Scraping, Data Extraction, Data Scraping and Text Parsing Service Create RSS feed from any web page using Yahoo Pipes - Reaper-X In this post, i’m going to write a simple explanation / basic example about using Yahoo Pipes to fetch a webpage (you are free to use any pages you want assuming they allow Yahoo Pipes) and then create a RSS Feed from it so you can read it on your favorite rss reader As an example, in this post i’m going to give an example of creating RSS Feed from HorribleSubs website (horriblesubs.org) that i’ve been using (for myself only) so i can keep track on their Gintama release easily (i read that they’re planning on doing a total makeover of their site so i guess it’s okay to use them as an example) Before anything else, please see the source of the pipe used in this example (you need to log in to Yahoo first) because you’ll need to be logged in to Yahoo to see or create a new pipe Update 1: Here’s the updated version of the pipe which is used for their new domain (horriblesubs.info) and their new site design. 1. and here is what it looks like on the Yahoo Pipes side 2. 3. and here’s the output

Coding, Learning and IT Security – Scraping and Extracting Links from any major Search Engine like Google, Yandex, Baidu, Bing and Duckduckgo Prelude It's been quite a while since I worked on my projects. But recently I had some motivation and energy left, which is quite nice considering my full time university week and a programming job besides. I have a little project on GitHub that I worked on every now and again in the last year or so. Recently it got a little bit bigger (I have 115 github stars now, would've never imagined that I ever achieve this) and I receive up to 2 mails with job offers every week (Sorry if I cannot accept any request :( ). But unfortunately my progress with this project is not as good as I want it to be (that's probably a quite common feeling under us programmers). Parsing SERP pages with many search engines So I rewrote the parsing.py module of GoogleScraper. This means that GoogleScraper now support 6 search engines. Let's play with it Well, to give you some first insight in the new functionality, lets dig some code and see it in action: lxmlcssselectbeautifulsoup4

Generate Focused Crawlers Without Coding - Scrape.it kimono : Turn websites into structured APIs from your browser in seconds Quelle techno pour faire du web scraping ? En Ruby j'utilise le Nokogiri3 gem, très efficace.Lorsque la structure du site est complexe j'utilise l'extension Chrome de Kimono4 pour identifier les common patterns/css selectors qui m'intéressent. Demo : Après avoir rajouté gem 'nokogiri' et fait tourner bundle install, créer une rake task (sur Rails créer un fichier: /lib/tasks/scrape.rake).Par exemple pour récupérer tous les sujets de discussion de Human Coders (NB: je ne fais pas ça généralement, mais la démo me paraissait intéressante!): namespace :scrape_human_coders do desc "Scraping list of topics" task :get_topics => :environment do require 'open-uri' require 'nokogiri' url = " document = open(url).read html_doc = Nokogiri::HTML(document) topics_format = "#main-outlet .topic-list a" html_doc.css(topics_format).each_with_index do |topic, index| if topic['href'][1] == "t" puts topic.text end end endend Ensuite il suffit de taper ' rake scrape_human_coders:get_topics ' et d'observer le résultat.

Related: