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This script scrapes the App Store and finds out whether an app is featured on either the App Store homepage or in a specific category. See http://www.futuretap.com/blog/scraping-app-store-featured-entries/ for a longer description. Usage: # itFeatured.pl <numerical app ID> <category (Medical, Utilities etc.)> [iPhone | iPad] If "iPhone" or "iPad" is not specified, it defaults to iPhone. Example: iTunesFeatured.pl 284940039 Navigation The script's output is Tab delimited to make it easy to import it into other systems. Columns: - Date - Country Code (2 letter, uppercase) - Matches on the root level of the App Store - Matches on the category level of the App Store If the app is not featured, nothing is printed out. Note: The script is SLOOOOWWW. It has to spider 9 web pages per country, so it takes a long time. If you use this script, I'd be glad to know. Just shoot me a tweet @futuretap or a mail at email@example.com. Thanks, have fun! - Ortwin ===== Copyright 2010 FutureTap. All rights reserved. http://www.futuretap.com/blog/scraping-app-store-featured-entries/ This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/