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Ever imagined how “Big Data” looks like?

Posted on October 13, 2015 by

We have created a fun little experiment, letting you navigate in a 3D universe of real data from the open web. The data is made out of important news and blog titles, their meta-data like dates, comment count, domains and more. It’s called INSIDE BIG Data – https://webhose.io/demo/big-data

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30-Days of Historical Data Access for Webhose.io Now Available

Posted on September 10, 2015 by

I’m very happy to let you know about the launch of our extended access to 30-days of historical data from Webhose.io, which is available to our paying customers immediately. No waiting list. With the 30 days data access, Webhose.io customers don’t have to worry about missing posts in the realtime stream since they can now

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Dead simple {for devs} python crawler (script) for extracting structured data from any website into CSV

Posted on August 16, 2015 by

On my previous post I wrote about a very basic web crawler I wrote, that can randomly scour the web and mirror/download websites. Today I want to share with you a very simple script that can extract structured data from any <almost> website. Use the following script to extract specific information from any website (i.e prices, ids, titles,

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Tiny basic multi-threaded web crawler in Python

Posted on August 12, 2015 by

If you need a simple web crawler that will scour the web for a while to download random site’s content – this code is for you. Usage: $ python tinyDirtyIffyGoodEnoughWebCrawler.py https://cnn.com Where https://cnn.com is your seed site. It could be any site that contains content and links to other sites. My colleagues described this piece of code I wrote

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