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Tool for text search on given links with key words

Let's say I want to find texts related to 'Christmas tree' in some particular blog platforms. I would like to give a list of sites to visit (as URLs) and than download all the related texts ...
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Crawling customer reviews from Amazon

I want to know if there is any way that I can crawl customer reviews for particular products from amazon without being blocked. At the moment, my crawler is blocked after a few times. Any idea will be ...
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Ways of determining the state of business during crawling

First I want to state that I am not sure for what SE this question is suited, maybe Open Data SE would be better, if it is - feel free to migrate question. Also I have a hint that this question can ...
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How to scrape a website with a searchbar

How do I scrape a website that basically looks like google with just a giant searchbar in the middle of the screen. From it you can search after various companies and their stats. I have a list of ...
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How can I find company descriptions for a long list of companies?

I'm going to train an ml algorithm to qualify potential sales leads based upon company descriptions. To do this, I need to find the company descriptions programatically. E.g. given a long list of ...
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Web Scraping - a scientific database

I am searching a scientific database for abstracts of papers containing the words project management. Here is the link: For getting abstracts, I need to click on any paper and open a new page. How ...
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LinkedIn web scraping

I recently discovered a new R package for connecting to the LinkedIn API. Unfortunately the LinkedIn API seems pretty limited to begin with; for example, you can only get basic data on companies, and ...
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Format for storing textual data

For an upcoming project, I'm mining textual posts from an online forum, using Scrapy. What is the best way to store this text data? I'm thinking of simply exporting it into a JSON file, but is there a ...
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Looking for Web scraping tool for unstructured data [closed]

I want to scrape some data from a website. I have used import.io but still not much satisfied.. can any of you suggest about it.. whats the best tool to get the unstructured data from web
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Publicly available social network datasets/APIs

As an extension to our great list of publicly available datasets, I'd like to know if there is any list of publicly available social network datasets/crawling APIs. It would be very nice if alongside ...