A Powerful Spider(Web Crawler) System in Python.
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A Powerful Spider(Web Crawler) System in Python. TRY IT NOW!

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(),



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/




  • a visual scraping interface like portia


Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0