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A Must-Have Web Scraper for Data Comparison Software - Octoparse

Posted by Paul Black on November 29, 2016 at 9:47pm 0 Comments

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We are living in a fast-paced and high-intensity environment partly because we are busy making comparisons between different plans for evaluation and choose the most suitable one. Generally, we compare prices online to find the best deals before making a purchase or getting a loan. What’s more, it’s worth taking the…

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Web Scraping Service - Octoparse Cloud Extraction Works Better

Posted by Paul Black on November 28, 2016 at 10:48pm 0 Comments

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Scheduled Data Extraction - Octoparse Cloud Web Scraping Service

Posted by Paul Black on November 28, 2016 at 10:36pm 0 Comments

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Octoparse Cloud Service provide options of scheduling data Extraction for a task. You can set up the data extraction schedule for running your scraping tasks on Octoparse cloud platforms.

 

The following steps describe the process of…

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Web Scraping - Scrape Web Pages with Load More Button

Posted by Paul Black on November 25, 2016 at 2:33am 0 Comments

(from Web Scraping - Scrape Web Pages with Load More Button)

It’s easy for a newbie to feel intimidated by the huge number of automated web scraping software out there. The features of these tools, related information and limited free-trial versions available on the internet can be overwhelming.

To pick out the one that most suit your web…

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Next OJUG and GatorJUG Meetings will be fabulous - Check out the Codetown Events

Watch for details on our upcoming meetings. OrlandoJUG meeting's fall on the 4th Thursday of every month, in case you want to mark your calendars. Stay tuned for details! GatorJUG meets the 2nd Wednesday of every month.


The details are posted in the CodeTown Events section. Please RSVP so we'll know how much pizza to order. Stay tuned! ...Mike

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Sending strings between two computers via ethernet 13 Replies

A while ago I asked a question about using RS-232 communication with Java.  It seems as though I need to abandon that route because it no longer fits the desired system requirements.  Thanks to Nem for his advice on that one. Now what I need to be…Continue

Tags: ethernet, over, strings

Started by Paul Stearns in Java. Last reply by Paul Stearns Oct 5, 2011.

Gainesville Events - web and android app 10 Replies

Hey guys checkout my new android app for social events in Gainesville http://goo.gl/qF5sT - the web app built in grails http://goo.gl/bQHK5 - google play storeFeel free to…Continue

Tags: #twitterbootstrap, #app, #phonegap, #android, #grails

Started by Nemanja Nesic - NEM- in Java. Last reply by Michael Levin Dec 9, 2012.

Creating separate class files in a large project 9 Replies

Hello all:I have been working on a GUI interface for controlling lights in a planetarium.  I had some trouble getting the communication to happen, and received some help from this forum to get past that hurdle.  I now have a functioning GUI that I…Continue

Tags: files, class, creating

Started by Paul Stearns in Java. Last reply by Jackie Gleason Feb 10, 2012.

The advantages of a RESTfull web-based API 5 Replies

I need to get a better handle on the advantages of a RESTful web-based API.  People tell me they scale better than other methods, but I don't see how they reduce database access or have any other feature that helps handle large amounts of traffic.…Continue

Tags: API', 'web-based, RESTful

Started by Kevin Neelands in Dynamic Languages. Last reply by Kevin Neelands Oct 25, 2015.

Using rs-232 in a java desktop application 4 Replies

Hello all: I am fairly new to the Java world and would like some advice on how to handle rs-232 communications with a Java based GUI I am working on.  Several years ago I created a similar GUI with Visual Basic, but my coding skills are a bit rusty…Continue

Tags: communication, rs-232, using, application, Java

Started by Paul Stearns in Java. Last reply by Nemanja Nesic - NEM- Jun 9, 2011.

Java books for any library 4 Replies

What books should be on the bookshelf of EVERY Java programmer, no matter what specific technologies they are working on?The two that come to my mind areThinking in JavaJava Concurrency in PracticeWhat else am I missing?Continue

Started by David Moskowitz in Java. Last reply by Eric Nissan Aug 13, 2015.

Mavrick OS 3 Replies

HelloJust a little food for thought... If you use the new Mavrick OS on a MAC do you like it? or hate it? Why and Why not? I would like to hear how software developers feel about this.Continue

Tags: OS

Started by Jack Stripe in Testing. Last reply by Michael Levin Apr 4, 2014.

Can we have a "Other Languages On JVM" Group? 3 Replies

I like to see a Scala Programming Group. Anyone interested in?

Started by Zemian Deng in Dynamic Languages. Last reply by Michael Levin Jul 15, 2008.

Santafe College 2 Replies

Santafe just added a new BAS  bachelor's program of study. 5651  ProgrammingContinue

Started by Dan Lackey in Dynamic Languages. Last reply by Michael Levin Feb 15.

study group for Java Certification 2 Replies

Here there is some group of study for people who want to take Java Certification? any one?

Started by Thiago Negromonte Ramalho in Java. Last reply by Gem Miller Jan 5, 2011.

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A Free LinkedIn Jobs Scraper! You Cannot MISS IT!!

A really easy to use LinkedIn scraper!!! I used only 2 minutes to make a crawler in Octoparse!! Though the results has some missing records.... From all the ...
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Web Scraping - Scrape Web Pages with Load More Button

(from Web Scraping - Scrape Web Pages with Load More Button)It’s easy for a newbie to feel intimidated by the huge number of automated web scraping software out there. The features of these tools, related information and limited free-trial versions available on the internet can be overwhelming.To pick out the one that most suit your web scraping needs, we’ve decided to…See More
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Software Architecture is the professional training event that's not just for software architects but for any engineer, programmer, developer, or team leader who does part of an architect's job in the course of their work. That's probably you. Get coverage of the most important topics of the day—microservices, software architecture fundamentals, modernizing legacy apps, building distributed systems, and more—from some of the most knowledgeable people in the field. If software architecture plays…See More
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Live Training Courses in Data

O'Reilly's Live Training offers intensive, hands-on courses on current critical data topics--covering everything from SQL fundamentals to distributed computing with Spark; geo-located data to building data pipelines.These live, online courses are led by instructors from O'Reilly's unparalleled network of tech innovators and expert practitioners.http://www.oreilly.com/pub/See More
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$100/hr Paid Developer Research in PDX

Paid Developer Research at Thug Design (NW Portland)compensation: $200 for a 2 hour sessionWould you like to participate in a research study?Thug Design (www.thugdesign.com) is a research design tech company conducting Software Developer/Engineer (using prototyping platforms) research starting August 10th & 11th. Please fill out this Google form via the link below to see if you meet the criteria for our study:…See More
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Going Pro in Data Science

When you're learning data science, you usually practice with nice, clean, pre-packaged data sets and tidy case studies that lead you step-by-step from data collection to cool insights.But when real life hits, many data scientists have to work with missing or sketchy information extracted from (multiple) sources in the organization. Data science that works is a messy, trial-and-error process of creating and testing hypotheses, gathering evidence, and drawing conclusions.Going Pro in Data…See More
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Call for proposals: The O'Reilly Design Conference

O'Reilly has just opened the call for proposals for their second Design Conference, coming to San Francisco March 19–22, 2017. Got something to share with the design community? Think it over and submit your idea by September 7, 2016.http://www.oreilly.com/pub/cpc/24650See More
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Welcome to Codetown!

Codetown is a social network. It's got blogs, forums, groups, personal pages and more! You might think of Codetown as a funky camper van with lots of compartments for your stuff and a great multimedia system, too! Best of all, Codetown has room for all of your friends.



When you create a profile for yourself you get a personal page automatically. That's where you can be creative and do your own thing. People who want to get to know you will click on your name or…
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