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a small web crawler for the website

Project description


this is a simpler parser for the website.

it will iterate posts and parse their elements using lxml


pip install simple-pastebin-parser

example usage

import simple_pastebin_parser

for paste in simple_pastebin_parser.get_pastes():
    print("Title: ", paste.Title)
    print("Author: ", paste.Author)
    print("date: ", paste.Date)
    print("Content: ")
    print("*" * 20)

Release notes:

v0.1.0 - P.O.C

initial proof of concept. nothing special, just doing the dirty work of parsing the posts.

how to execute: 1. create a virtual env of python 3.6 2. install requirements 3. run python

v0.2.5 (2020-03-07)

  • integration with

v0.2.6 (2020-03-07)

  • changing the POC code to work with installed pypi package

v0.3.0 (2020-03-07)

  • created the Paste() object for pastebin posts

  • ability to stream data

v0.3.3 (2020-03-07)

  • small fixes

v0.3.5 (2020-03-07)

  • update README

v0.4.0 (2020-03-08)

  • added documentation

  • cleaned most pep8 issues

  • some tests

v0.5.0 (2020-03-08)

  • parse date in UTC

  • add some logs

  • add id to Paste()

v0.5.2 (2020-03-09)

  • cleanups

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