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In this blog you will find everything related to Web scraping, data extraction.

Practical Xpath for Web Scraping

Published by Kevin on
Practical Xpath for Web Scraping
XPath is a technology that uses path expressions to select nodes or node- sets in an XML document (or in our case an HTML document). Even if XPath is not a programming language in itself, it allows you to write expression that can access directly to a specific HTML element without having to go th... Read More

Web Scraping 101 with Python

Published by Kevin on
Web Scraping 101 with Python
In this post, which can be read as a follow up to our ultimate web scraping guide, we will cover almost all the tools Python offers you to web scrape. We will go from the more basic to the most advanced one... Read More

A guide to Web Scraping without getting blocked in 2019

Published by Pierre on
A guide to Web Scraping without getting blocked in 2019
Web scraping or crawling is the fact of fetching data from a third party website by downloading and parsing the HTML code to extract the data you want.But you should use an API for this !Not every website offers an API, and APIs don't always expose every ... Read More

Scraping Single page applications

Published by Kevin on
Scraping Single page applications
Dealing with a website that uses lots of Javascript to render their content can be tricky. These days, more and more sites are using frameworks like Angular, React, Vue.js for their frontend. These frontend frameworks are complicated to deal with because there are often using the ne... Read More