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Programming language: Python
License: Apache License 2.0
Tags: HTTP     Web Crawling     Application Frameworks     Internet     WWW    
Latest version: v0.3.10

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A Powerful Spider(Web Crawler) System in Python.

  • Write script in Python
  • Powerful WebUI with script editor, task monitor, project manager and result viewer
  • MySQL, MongoDB, Redis, SQLite, Elasticsearch; PostgreSQL with SQLAlchemy as database backend
  • RabbitMQ, Redis and Kombu as message queue
  • Task priority, retry, periodical, recrawl by age, etc...
  • Distributed architecture, Crawl Javascript pages, Python 2.{6,7}, 3.{3,4,5,6} support, etc...

Tutorial: http://docs.pyspider.org/en/latest/tutorial/
Documentation: http://docs.pyspider.org/
Release notes: https://github.com/binux/pyspider/releases

Sample Code

from pyspider.libs.base_handler import *


class Handler(BaseHandler):
    crawl_config = {
    }

    @every(minutes=24 * 60)
    def on_start(self):
        self.crawl('http://scrapy.org/', callback=self.index_page)

    @config(age=10 * 24 * 60 * 60)
    def index_page(self, response):
        for each in response.doc('a[href^="http"]').items():
            self.crawl(each.attr.href, callback=self.detail_page)

    def detail_page(self, response):
        return {
            "url": response.url,
            "title": response.doc('title').text(),
        }

Installation

WARNING: WebUI is open to the public by default, it can be used to execute any command which may harm your system. Please use it in an internal network or enable need-auth for webui.

Quickstart: http://docs.pyspider.org/en/latest/Quickstart/

Contribute

TODO

v0.4.0

  • [ ] a visual scraping interface like portia

License

Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0


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