Codetown

Codetown ::: a software developer's community

Paul Black
Share on Facebook Share

Paul Black's Friends

  • Michael Levin

Gifts Received

Gift

Paul Black has not received any gifts yet

Give a Gift

 

Paul Black's Page

Latest Activity

Paul Black posted a blog post

3 Typical Ways to Use Web Scraping Tools for Marketing Decision

(from http://www.octoparse.com/blog/3-typical-ways-to-use-web-scraping-to...)Web scraping, also known as web crawling, (web) data extraction, data mining, screen scraping, is the process of collecting large amounts of data from the web, then save to a file, database, etc. Let’s dig deeper into web scraping. It’s estimated that the Internet has doubled in size every year…See More
May 15
Paul Black posted a blog post

Top 20 Web Crawler Tools to Scrape the Websites

Web crawling (also known as web scraping) is widely applied in many areas today. It targets at fetching new or updated data from any websites and store the data for an easy access. Web crawler tools are getting well known to the common, since the web crawler has simplified and automated the entire crawling process to make web data resource become easily accessible to everyone. Using a web crawler tool will set free people from repetitive typing or copy-pasting, and we could expect a…See More
Apr 26
Paul Black posted a blog post

Scraping News Articles from TheStreet.com

Octoaprse enables you to scrape latest news articles from news source.There're two parts for getting the real-time data in Octoparse - Make a scraping task and schedule a task to run it in Octoparse cloud. In this web scraping tutorial we will scrape the latest news articles of TheStreet.com to get article information - such as the title of article, article body text, date/time article published, author and article URL with Octoparse. The website URL we will use is…See More
Jan 8
Paul Black posted blog posts
Jan 5
Paul Black posted blog posts
Jan 3
Paul Black posted blog posts
Dec 29, 2016
Paul Black posted blog posts
Dec 27, 2016
Paul Black posted a video

Octoparse Tutorial: How to Use Octoparse to Make a Crawler?

A step-by-step guide on how to use Octoparse to make a crawler to deeply scrape data from each detail web page of the search results without having to know how to code. Yellow pages is use as an example here.
Dec 22, 2016
Paul Black posted a blog post

5 Steps to Collect Big Data

 (picture from databigandsmall.com)We know most companies today collect big data to analyze and interpretate of daily transaction and traffic data for keeping track of the operations, forecasting needs or implementing new programs. It is in this way that we define big data as the capability allowing companies to extract value from large volumes of different kinds of data. But how to collect such capability of big data we want directly?There may be a lot of data collection methods and you may…See More
Dec 22, 2016
Paul Black posted a blog post

Web Scraping|Scrape Data from Online Accommodation Booking Sites

For personnel who are actively looking for flight or hotels with low prices for traveling to other places, or for businesses who want to track prices of flights or any types of travel accommodations for maintain their competitive edge, Octoparse works great to effortlessly collect data based on different filters without manual searches.An real-life example from one of our users who was trying to scrape data from …See More
Dec 20, 2016
Paul Black posted blog posts
Dec 18, 2016
Paul Black posted a blog post

The Best Answers to Your Most Crucial Deep Learning Questions

(picture from www.re-work.co)Most people keep close eyes on the top of the fast-moving technology trends. There’s no doubt that deep learning is most trending buzzwords today. Deep learning has made a significant breakthrough and is applied in many areas like facial recognition, recognizing images and AlphaGo Games. Thus more and more people focus on deep learning and have…See More
Dec 15, 2016
Paul Black posted blog posts
Dec 13, 2016
Paul Black posted a status
"Octoparse is on FileHorse now. The No.1 Automated Web Scraping Software for Windows http://www.filehorse.com/download-octoparse/ #bigdata"
Dec 9, 2016
Paul Black liked Paul Black's blog post How to Get Data from the Web
Dec 9, 2016
Paul Black posted blog posts
Dec 5, 2016

Profile Information

How did you hear about Codetown?
Googling
What are your main interests in software development?
I have a passion for strategy games
Do you have a website?
http://www.octoparse.com
Anything else you'd like to add? Where do you live? (optional!)
Walnut, CA

Paul Black's Videos

  • Add Videos
  • View All

Paul Black's Blog

3 Typical Ways to Use Web Scraping Tools for Marketing Decision

Posted on May 15, 2017 at 4:00am 0 Comments

(from http://www.octoparse.com/blog/3-typical-ways-to-use-web-scraping-to...)

Web scraping, also known as web crawling, (web) data extraction, data mining, screen scraping, is the process of collecting large amounts of data from the web, then save to a file, database, etc. Let’s dig deeper into web…

Continue

Top 20 Web Crawler Tools to Scrape the Websites

Posted on April 26, 2017 at 4:35am 0 Comments

Web crawling (also known as web scraping) is widely applied in many areas today. It targets at fetching new or updated data from any websites and store the data for an easy access. Web crawler tools are getting well known to the common, since the web crawler has simplified and automated the entire crawling process to make web data resource become easily accessible to everyone. Using a web crawler tool will set free people from repetitive typing or copy-pasting, and we could expect a…

Continue

Scraping News Articles from TheStreet.com

Posted on January 8, 2017 at 10:57pm 0 Comments

Octoaprse enables you to scrape latest news articles from news source.

There're two parts for getting the real-time data in Octoparse - Make a scraping task and schedule a task to run it in Octoparse cloud.

 

In this web scraping tutorial we will scrape the latest news articles of TheStreet.com to get article information - such as the title of article, article body text, date/time article published, author and article URL with…

Continue

Scraping Stock Data on Yahoo Finance

Posted on January 5, 2017 at 11:05pm 0 Comments

Octoaprse enables you to scrape finance data from financial websites. There're two parts for getting the real-time data in Octoparse - Make a scraping task and schedule a task to run it in Octoparse cloud.

 

In this web scraping tutorial we will scrape the stock data - such as most active stocks, stock gainers and stock losers on Yahoo Finance with Octoparse.

The website URLs we will use are as follows.…

Continue

Comment Wall (1 comment)

You need to be a member of Codetown to add comments!

Join Codetown

At 7:37am on May 20, 2016, Michael Levin said…
Hi Paul. Welcome to Codetown. All the best, Michael
 
 
 

Notes

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…
Continue

Created by Michael Levin Dec 18, 2008 at 6:56pm. Last updated by Michael Levin Jul 27, 2011.

Looking for Jobs or Staff?

Check out the Codetown Jobs group.

There's also a free Java Jobs mailing list. It's a Yahoo group so you have to create a Yahoo account to use it.

 

Enjoy the site? Support Codetown with your donation.



Reading List

© 2017   Created by Michael Levin.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service