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A Simple Email Crawler in Python

Email Crawling I often receive requests asking about email crawling. It is evident that this topic is quite interesting for those who want to scrape contact information from the web (like direct marketers), and previously we have already mentioned GSA Email Spider as an off-the-shelf solution for email crawling. In this article I want to demonstrate how easy it is to build a simple email crawler in Python. This crawler is simple, but you can learn many things from this example (especially if you’re new to scraping in Python). more…

ScraperWiki Review

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ScraperWiki is a unique, state-of-the-art scraping cloud service providing developers an extensive tool and meeting the users’ needs on demand. ScraperWiki, a free social tool, is a professionally designed playground for amateur custom scrapers to be launched, as well as for business use on request data with certain services charged. Other web scraping and web harvesting software and services are overviewed in here.

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