Screen Scraper Tricks: Extracting Data From Difficult Websites

Screen scrapers and data mining bots often encounter problems when extracting data from modern websites. Obstacles like AJAX discourage many bot writers from completing screen scraping projects. The good news is that the users can overcome most challenges if they learn a few tricks. This webcast describes the (sometimes mind numbing) roadblocks that can come between the users and their ability to apply a screen scraper to a website.

Provided by: Topic: Data Management Date Added: Aug 2009 Format: Webcast

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