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Formasaurus tells you the types of HTML forms and their fields using machine learning

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Formasaurus is a Python package that tells you the type of an HTML form and its fields using machine learning.

It can detect if a form is a login, search, registration, password recovery, “join mailing list”, contact, order form or something else, which field is a password field and which is a search query, etc.

License is MIT.

Check docs for more.


0.8 (2016-05-24)

  • more annotated data for captchas;
  • formasaurus init command which trains & caches the model.

0.7.2 (2016-04-18)

  • pip bug with pip install formasaurus[with-deps] is worked around; it should work now as pip install formasaurus[with_deps].

0.7.1 (2016-03-03)

  • fixed API documentation at

0.7 (2016-03-03)

  • more annotated data;
  • new form_classes and field_classes attributes of FormFieldClassifer;
  • more robust web page encoding detection in;
  • bug fixes in annotation widgets;

0.6 (2016-01-27)

  • fields=False argument is supported in formasaurus.extract_forms, formasaurus.classify, formasaurus.classify_proba functions and in related FormFieldClassifier methods. It allows to avoid predicting form field types if they are not needed.
  • formasaurus.classifiers.instance() is renamed to formasaurus.classifiers.get_instance().
  • Bias is no longer regularized for form type classifier.

0.5 (2015-12-19)

This is a major backwards-incompatible release.

  • Formasaurus now can detect field types, not only form types;
  • API is changed - check the updated documentation;
  • there are more form types detected;
  • evaluation setup is improved;
  • annotation UI is rewritten using IPython widgets;
  • more training data is added.

0.2 (2015-08-10)

  • Python 3 support;
  • fixed model auto-creation.

0.1 (2015-07-09)

Initial release.

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