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Command line website scraper

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webgrep is a simple tool for scraping websites from the command line

Setup: > sudo easy_install webgrep

Example: Finding number of ratings for a book on goodreads

Find the location of the ‘Ratings’ in the html by using the -g option: > -g ‘Ratings’ -u “” match,location “267,896 Ratings”,” 1,3,1,3,5,3,7,1,3,5,14,1,0”

Now use that location value (” 1,3,1,3,5,3,7,1,3,5,14,1,0”) as the -l argument to look in the same location on a different page > -l ” 1,3,1,3,5,3,7,1,3,5,14,1,0” -u “” “778,683 Ratings”

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