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Dead simple web crawler for Python

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# Creepy
Dead simple web crawler for Python

There are already a lot of web crawlers for Python, such as Scrapy. Creepy is
yet another web crawler for Python, which ains to provide a simple and light way
to write web crawlers.

## Example usage
```python
from creepy import Crawler

class MyCrawler(Crawler):
def process_document(self, doc):
if doc.status == 200:
print '[%d] %s' % (doc.status, doc.url)
# Do something with doc.text (the content of the page)
else:
pass

crawler = MyCrawler()
crawler.set_follow_mode(Crawler.F_SAME_HOST)
crawler.add_url_filter('\.(jpg|jpeg|gif|png|js|css|swf)$')
crawler.crawl('http://www.example.com/')
```

## Installation
1. Install from PyPI:
`pip install creepy`
2. Arch Linux users can find it on AUR or using [Yaourt](https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Yaourt):
`yaourt -S python2-creepy-git`

## Bugs
* Please report bugs to the github issure tracker.

## Contributing
1. Fork it
2. Create your feature branch (`git checkout -b my-new-feature`)
3. Commit your changes (`git commit -am 'Add some feature'`)
4. Push to the branch (`git push origin my-new-feature`)
5. Create new Pull Request

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