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Generic Web crawler with a DSL that parses structured data from web pages
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Pismo extracts and retrieves content-related metadata from HTML pages - you can use the resulting data in an organized way, such as a summary/first paragraph, body text, keywords, RSS feed URL, favicon, etc.
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Download, pull out of a ZIP/TAR/GZ/BZ2 archive, parse, correct, and import XLS, ODS, XML, CSV, HTML, etc. into your ActiveRecord models. Uses Upsert internally for speed.
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Cobweb is a web crawler that can use resque to cluster crawls to quickly crawl extremely large sites which is much more performant than multi-threaded crawlers. It is also a standalone crawler that has a sophisticated statistics monitoring interface to monitor the progress of the crawls.
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Crawl web sites easily using ruby recipes, with caching and nokogiri.
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Easily fetch product information from third party websites such as Amazon, Steam, eBay, etc.
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A simple plugin for extracting information from url entered by user (Something like what facebook does). This gem is built on top of opengraph gem created by michael bleigh.
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MediaWiki API and Page content parser for Headlines (nested), TextBlocks, ListItems, and Links.
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