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Camila Aug commented on Paul Black's blog post Octoparse vs. Import.io comparison: which is best for web scraping?
"Hi Paul, thanks for writing this up. I've been using Proxycrawl for the past year or so and after looking at your post I decided to give Octoparse a try. Do you know if in the free octopare version I can use Proxycrawl? As you say it supports…"
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How to Build a Web Crawler from Scratch – A Guide for Beginners

Posted on October 22, 2018 at 3:00am 0 Comments

Living in the digital world today has definitely made our lives easier in many aspects as the internet becomes the ultimate source to finding most of everything we need; such digital transformation has generated new challenges to how data can be assessed, collected, stored and analyzed.

The number of…

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Web Scraping Spotlights: What is it and why you need to learn it?

Posted on August 30, 2018 at 7:00am 0 Comments

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original posted at: https://www.octoparse.com/blog/what-is-web-scraping

What Is Web Scraping?

It is the process of extracting information and data from a website, transforming the information on a webpage into structured data for further analysis. Web scraping is also known as web harvesting or web data extraction. With the…

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Web Scraping Service vs. Automatic Web Scraper: Which is the best option for web scraping?

Posted on September 1, 2017 at 3:43am 0 Comments

 

What is web scraping?

Web scraping aka. web extraction or web crawling refers to the process of obtaining various unstructured information from any websites and turn it into structured, clean data such as xls, csv, or txt or populate the captured data to a database directly. Some common uses of web scraping include lead generation, data collection for academic researches, price monitoring from…

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Top 30 Big Data Tools for Data Analysis

Posted on August 27, 2017 at 10:42pm 0 Comments

There are thousands of big data tools out there for data analysis today. Data analysis is the process of inspecting, cleaning, transforming, and modeling data with the goal of discovering useful information, suggesting conclusions, and supporting decision making. To save your time, in this post, I will list out 30 top big data tools for data analysis in the areas ofopen source data…

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