The term “database” was long synonymous with SQL, and for a while there seemed to be no viable alternative. Recently, however, the realm of data storage has welcomed a new option: NoSQL. This article offers you a brief overview of what NoSQL is and when it may be applied.
JSONMate is yet another free online JSON visual editor with a modern appearance that allows users to edit, query, and visualize data in JSON format (in case you don’t know, JSON is a human-readable language that is usually used to communicate data between an online web application and a server). Let’s see what is unique about JSONMate.
Being the biggest scraper Google itself doesn’t like when somebody scrapes it. This makes life of google scrapers difficult.
In this post I offer you several hints on how to scrape Google in a safe way (if you still decided to do this).
LinkedIn API doesn’t allow you to publish into groups if you are not their administrator. That was done in order to eliminate spamming, but if you are a member of several groups of a similar topic and you want to share some interesting information with all of those groups, you have to do it manually group by group and eventually it becomes tedious. In this post I’ll show you a simple way to automate this process in C# using Selenium WebDriver.
I have already written several articles on how to use Selenium WebDriver for web scraping and all those examples were for Windows. But what about if you want to run your WebDriver-based scraper somewhere on a headless Linux server? For example on a Virtual Private Server with SSH-only access. Here I will show you how to do it in several simple steps.
Recently I published an article on how to solve captcha in C# using DeathByCaptcha service, and I promised to offer you an example in other languages as well. In this post I’ll offer a Java project that does the same thing.
If you develop an application for web scraping then it would be really nice to upgrade it with automatic captcha recognition. “Bypass CAPTCHA” service allows you to do this very easily since its focus is on use in third-party software. In this post I’ll show you how easy it is to extend your scraper using this service.
In this article I’ll share with you 6 usefult tips that may help you when you work with Selenium WebDriver in Java.