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Simple tools for downloading, cleaning, extracting and parsing content

Project description

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snagit

Yet another scrapping tool.

snagit allows you to scrape multiple pages or documents by either running script files, or in the interactive REPL. For instance:

$ snagit
Type "help" for more information. Ctrl+c to exit
> load http://httpbin.org/links/3/{} range='0-2'
> print
<html><head><title>Links</title></head><body>0 <a href='/links/3/1'>1</a> <a href='/links/3/2'>2</a> </body></html>
<html><head><title>Links</title></head><body><a href='/links/3/0'>0</a> 1 <a href='/links/3/2'>2</a> </body></html>
<html><head><title>Links</title></head><body><a href='/links/3/0'>0</a> <a href='/links/3/1'>1</a> 2 </body></html>
> select a
> print
<a href="/links/3/1">1</a>
<a href="/links/3/2">2</a>
<a href="/links/3/0">0</a>
<a href="/links/3/2">2</a>
<a href="/links/3/0">0</a>
<a href="/links/3/1">1</a>
> unwrap_attr a href
> print
/links/3/1
/links/3/2
/links/3/0
/links/3/2
/links/3/0
/links/3/1
> list
LOAD 'http://httpbin.org/links/3/{}' range='0-2'
PRINT
SELECT 'a'
PRINT
UNWRAP_ATTR 'a' 'href'
PRINT

Features

  • Process data as either a text block, lines of text, or HTML (using BeautifulSoup)
  • Built-in scripting language
  • REPL for command line interaction

Requirements

  • Python 3.5+
  • bs4 (BeautifulSoup 4.x)
  • requests
  • strutil
  • cachely

For testing:

  • pytest
  • pytest-cov

Development and Testing

Assumptions: you have pip and virtualenv installed.

$ virtualenv snagit
$ source bin/activate
$ git clone https://github.com/dakrauth/snagit.git
$ cd snagit
$ inv develop
$ inv test
$ inv cov

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