Scraping 1 million keywords on the Google Search Engine

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Scraping one million keywords is not a easy task. There are proxy problems, big data problems and reliability issues. In this blog post, the most valuable insights are shared.


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Scraping with puppeteer and headless chrome deployed to AWS Lambda

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In this blog post, we demonstrate how a web scraping function is deployed to the AWS cloud with puppeteer and headless chrome.


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Struktur: A completely new approach to web scraping

Posted on in Scraping • Tagged with puppeteer, web scraping, CSS selectors, XPath queries

I will shop an alternative approach to web scraping without using css selectors and XPath queries. We make use of the fact that most web pages visually render the information of interest in a coherent, structured way. This technique requires a remotely controllable web browser such as puppeteer, that is capable of rendering web pages visually.


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Breaking Google's Recaptcha

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A captcha is a mechanism to distinguish human users from automated programs (bot). There are many service providers in the Internet that have a major incentive to prevent bots from (ab)using their systems.


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Scraping search engines in 2019

Posted on in Scraping • Tagged with puppeteer, scraping, modern

Modern scraping now is mostly done with real browsers, configured to behave like real humans.


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