DATA AND WEB SCRAPING – WAY OF THE FUTURE
What is Data and Web Scraping?
Data and Web Scraping are two techniques which are widely used in the automation industry. The following describes what they are and how they can be helpful to your business.
Data scraping is a technique in which a computer program extracts data from human-readable output coming from another program.
Web scraping (web harvesting or web data extraction) is a computer software technique of extracting information from websites. Usually, such software programs simulate human exploration of the World Wide Web by either implementing low-level Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP), or embedding a fully-fledged web browser, such as Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox.
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How you can use Data and Web Scraping?
The way you can use data and web scraping is very simple. If you already are getting data from someplace for your business, be it an online website or a desktop software. You can list down the process and you can get it automated. To read further about web scraping, please click here.
When to use Data and Web Scraping?
You should use these resources if you have large quantities of data and/or are doing something repeatedly in your business. A typical use is given below.
A good use case example is the getting of data from stock market. The stock market has continuously changing data and it can be tiresome to extract data regularly from that again and again. The stock market personal usually has to do the task again and again after every hour sometimes minutes. This can be easily extracted using automation technology.
For further examples of web scraping,please read:What are examples of how real businesses use web scraping?
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