Scrapy is a fast high-level screen scraping and web crawling framework, used to crawl websites and extract structured data from their pages. It can be used for a wide range of purposes, from data mining to monitoring and automated testing.
For more information including a list of features check the Scrapy homepage at: http://scrapy.org
- Python 2.6 or up
- Works on Linux, Windows, Mac OSX, BSD
The quick way:
pip install scrapy
For more details see the install section in the documentation: http://doc.scrapy.org/en/latest/intro/install.html
You can download the latest stable and development releases from: http://scrapy.org/download/
Documentation is available online at http://doc.scrapy.org/ and in the docs directory.