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Getting your IP address blocked is one of the problems you may face when scraping websites. Therefore, a proxy or proxy server is an essential part of web scraping and it is widely used for anonymous web…Continue
Web scraping (also termed web data extraction, screen scraping, or web harvesting) is a web technique of extracting data from the web, and turning unstructured data on the…Continue
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.
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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
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
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
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
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