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Tool for General Purpose Web Scraping and Crawling

Project description

“scrawler” = “scraper” + “crawler”

Provides functionality for the automatic collection of website data (web scraping) and following links to map an entire domain (crawling). It can handle these tasks individually, or process several websites/domains in parallel using asyncio and multithreading.

This project was initially developed while working at the Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research. Many thanks for the opportunity and support!

Installation

You can install scrawler from PyPI:

pip install scrawler

Getting Started

Check out the Getting Started Guide.

Documentation

Documentation is available at Read the Docs.

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