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 # [node.io](http://node.io/)
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-A distributed data scraping and processing engine for [Node.JS](http://nodejs.org/), inspired by [Google's MapReduce](http://labs.google.com/papers/mapreduce.html).
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+A distributed data scraping and processing engine for [Node.JS](http://nodejs.org/)
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 To install node.io, use [npm](http://github.com/isaacs/npm):
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     $ npm install node.io
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+Run `$ node.io --help` for usage details    
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 ## Why node.io?
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+- Seamlessly distribute work across child processes and servers (soon)
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+- Handles a variety of input / output situations
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+    * Reading / writing lines to and from files
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+    * To / from a database
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+    * STDIN / STDOUT
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+    * Piping between node.io jobs
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+    * Any combination of the above
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+- Includes a robust framework for scraping and selecting HTML data
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+- Support for proxied requests
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+- Provides support for retries and timeouts
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+## Examples
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+See ./examples
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+## Documentation
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+Coming soon. See [http://node.io/](http://node.io/) for updates
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 *This is a _major_ work in progess.. check back soon!*

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