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The Best Web Scraping Examples- by Promptcloud

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Abhisek Roy
Best Web Scraping Examples

Data has become a key component of the growth strategy for every company. When it comes to collecting data, plenty of sources are available. However, manually collecting data is difficult due to two reasons – a) increased chance of mistakes, and b) time-consuming process. A better way to go about collecting data is to crawl […]

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Guidelines for Scraping Song Lyrics using Python from Genius

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Abhisek Roy
Scraping Song Lyrics using Python from Genius

What is Rap Genius? What started initially as Rap-Genius in 2009 has now evolved into a unique music knowledge sharing media company called Genius, that serves more than a hundred million people each month.  In this blog, we will learn how to web scrape song lyrics using Python, in a  step-by-step guide. Most internet users […]

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Portia Alternatives for Web Data Extraction

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Abhisek Roy
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Portia was a visual tool that allowed users to crawl websites without having any programming knowledge. It was a hosted service but due to dwindling usage of visual scrapers, it has been taken down and is no longer in use today. So how did people use Portia when it was in existence? To use Portia, […]

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Comprehensive Guide to Choosing a Proxy Service for your Web Scraper

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Janet Williams
Comprehensive Guide to Choosing a Proxy Service for your Web

Choosing a Proxy Service for your Web Scraper can be very tricky. It is quite well known that proxy management plays an important part in any web crawling assignment. So, for anyone looking to crawl and extract data with a relatively larger volume, proxy services have become an absolute must. Here we need to understand […]

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Scraping Insurance Coverage Details from Providers’ Websites

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Abhisek Roy

Anyone who has purchased an insurance policy online would probably know the difficulties of comparing them. This is because every company has varied plans and the information is provided in different formats on different websites. Going through each company’s website, finding the same data points and comparing them manually proves to be a difficult affair. […]

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How do you Scale your In-house Web Crawling Service – PromptCloud

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Web crawling service has become a must-have tool to stay relevant in this competitive and highly volatile market which is unforgiving of mistakes. A few notable ones among the countless applications of Web crawling service are Natural Language Processing, Brand Monitoring, Price tracking, and Competitor Monitoring. With this rising need to have the ability to […]

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Robotic Process Automation in Web Scraping

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Abhisek Roy

What is RPA? Although RPA sounds like a robot doing your job, in reality, it is just an automation tool, that is used by several companies to automate repetitive tasks. A simple example of how RPA is used by companies is given below: Say you have been given the task of capturing prices of all […]

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Web Scraping for Data Mining – PromptCloud

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Abhisek Roy
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Data mining and what it is solving today Data mining is an interdisciplinary topic that encapsulates Machine Learning, Statistics as well as Database Systems. Data mining would have been a mathematical subject had we been able to find trends in large datasets using pen and paper. Unfortunately, the computations involved are too massive and that […]

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Lesser Known but Effective Web Scraping Technology

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Janet Williams

Ever wondered how we started storing and maintaining data? Flash drives became popular only around the early 2000s years. Yet the big data analytics market is set to reach $103 billion by 2023!  Web crawling and scraping technologies are finding increasing relevance as we continue to generate megabytes of data in seconds. The most popular uses […]

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What is Web Scraping?

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Janet Williams

Web Scraping is known by many other names, depending on how a company likes to call it, Screen Scraping, Web Data Extraction, Web Harvesting and more, is a technique employed to extract large amounts of data from websites. Scraping is the process where the data is extracted from various websites and repositories and are saved […]

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