What is a Web Crawler and how does it work?

Nowadays, when having some questions, it almost comes naturally for us to just type it in a search bar and get helpful answers. But we rarely wonder how all that information is available and how it appears as soon as we start typing. Search engines provide easy access to information, but web crawling/scraping tools who are not so much known players have a crucial role in wrapping up online content. Over the years, these tools have become a true game-changer in many businesses including e-commerce. So, if you are still unfamiliar with it, keep reading to learn more.

Price2Spy Web Crawling Service for the Competitors Price Scraping

The number of companies which use web crawler is growing rapidly due to the current competitive market conditions. Because of that, the number of companies that offer this service is growing day by day. Since the use purpose of web crawler varies on a case to case basis, here is a more detailed explanation of the way that Price2Spy works.

Scraper Google Chrome extension

Scraper is a Google Chrome extension. Scraper is a handy scraping tool, perfect for capturing data from web pages and putting it into Google spreadsheets. This tool stands in line with the other scraping software, services and plugins.

UiPath – Robotic Process Automation Software

UiPath is Enterprise Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Software designed empower companies to automate repetitive, manual, rules-based business processes.Any repetitive task a user performs on his computer, including data entry, legacy application integration, data or content migration, screen scraping and testing can be automated with UiPath.

Software for Web Scraping

There are many web data extraction applications and some cloud services available and they vary widely in cost and features. Here weíve summarized them to help you to make your choice. All of these programs and services have been either tested by us or have been in general use for web ripping. We hope these brief overviews and the following reviews will help you to choose a best web scraper for your purposes.

Dexi.io review

Dexi.io is a powerful scraping suite (SaaS). This cloud scraping service provides development, hosting and scheduling tools. The suite might be compared with Mozenda for making web scraping projects and running them in clouds for user convenience. Yet it includes the API, each scraper being a JSON definition similar to other services like Import.io and ParseHub.

Test ReCaptcha 2.0 solving services

We’ve tested several captcha solving services. The test results are based on 1000 ReCaptchas 2.0 submitted to each service.

 StarsAvg. solving time,
seconds
Fastest solving time,
seconds
Performance,
%
Notes
DeathByCaptcha
411696,8Dec. 2019
2Captcha
631595,2Dec. 2019
CaptchaSolutions
1113778Oct. 2017
Useful testing codes

2Captcha Test Code (JAVA)

Introducing Octoparse New Version 7.1 – web scraping for dummies is official

octoparse-logoThroughout the years of working in the data industry, the Octoparse team had never slowed down its pace in making data more accessible and readily to all people. It’s rooted in our belief that in the era of big data, anyone should be blessed with the capability to collect data so as to harness the power of big data.

Octoparse 7.0 – a free web scraping tool for non-developers

octoparseOctoparse has recently launched a brand new version 7.0, which has turned out to be the most revolutionary upgrade in the past two years, with not only a more user-friendly UI, but also some of the advanced features make web scraping even easier. In this post, I will walk through some of the new features/changes made available in this new version, with respect to how a beginner, even one without any coding background, can approach this web scraping tool.

SquidProxies review

Today we want to share with you about SquidProxies. It is a service offering anonymous HTTP/HTTPS proxies.

SquidProxies offers 2 types of data-center proxy packages, private proxies and shared proxies. The proxies are designated for just about any legal use, and work great to surf to every website. The proxies’ main use are web scraping/web crawling and SEO tools.