ContenCrawler is an application that allows its users to retrieve the most popular articles from any website (measured by total social shares and comments). Might be down on occasion since it's running on free dynos.
User demo login: firstname.lastname@example.org & password (Yeah, that's 'demon' instead of 'demo'. Typo :/)
- Front: HTML, CSS, JS (+EventSource)
- Back: Ruby & RoR
- Gems: Typhoeus, watir, nokogiri, social_shares, phantomjs, activerecord-import, devise, open_uri, magic
- Db: Postgresql
Pics Or It Didn't Happen
Show Me Da Magic
Most of the cool stuff is inside app/helpers/scraper_helper.rb
Explainer Video (click it)
- Implement ip rotation
- Find solution for facebook rape rate limiting
- Maybe try to actually market it a bit?
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