A multiprocessing web-scraping application to scrape wiki pages and find minimum number of links between two given wiki pages.
wikilink is a multiprocessing web-scraping application to scrape the wiki pages, extract urls and find the minimum number of links between 2 given wiki pages.
I discussed brief the motivation and an overview of the project in my blog.
The project is currently at version v0.3.0.post1, also see change log for more details on release history.
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Install with pip
$ pip install wikilink
wikilink currently supports Mysql and PostgreSQL
setup_db(db, username, password, ip="127.0.0.1", port=3306): set up database Args: db(str): Database engine, currently support "mysql" and "postgresql" name(str): database username password(str): database password ip(str): IP address of database (Default = "127.0.0.1") port(str): port that databse is running on (default=3306) Returns: None
min_link(source, destination, limit=6, multiprocessing=False): find minimum number of link from source url to destination url within limit Args: source(str): source wiki url, i.e. "https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cristiano_Ronaldo" destination(str): Destination wiki url, i.e. "https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cristiano_Ronaldo" limit(int): max number of links from the source that will be considered (default=6) multiprocessing(boolean): enable/disable multiprocessing mode (default=False) Returns: (int) minimum number of sepration between source and destination urls return None and print messages if exceeding limits or no path found Raises: DisconnectionError: error connecting to DB
>>> from wikilink import WikiLink >>> app = WikiLink() >>> app.setup_db("mysql", "root", "12345", "127.0.0.1", "3306") >>> source = "https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cristiano_Ronaldo" >>> destination = "https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lionel_Messi" >>> app.min_link(source, destination, 6) 1
How to contribute
Please follow our contribution convention at contribution instructions and code of conduct.
To set up development environment, simply run:
$ pip install -r requirements.txt
Please check out the issue file for list of issues that required helps.
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