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@dangra dangra released this Feb 11, 2019 · 248 commits to master since this release

Highlights:

  • Better Windows support
  • Python 3.7 compatibility
  • Big documentation improvements, including a switch from .extract_first() + .extract() API to .get() + .getall() API
  • Feed exports, FilePipeline and MediaPipeline improvements
  • Better extensibility: item_error and request_reached_downloader signals; from_crawler support for feed exporters, feed storages and dupefilters.
  • scrapy.contracts fixes and new features
  • Telnet console security improvements, first released as a backport in Scrapy 1.5.2 (2019-01-22)
  • Clean-up of the deprecated code
  • Various bug fixes, small new features and usability improvements across the codebase.

Full changelog is in the docs.

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Jan 22, 2019
Bump version: 1.5.1 → 1.5.2
Jul 11, 2018

@redapple redapple released this Dec 30, 2017 · 552 commits to master since this release

This release brings small new features and improvements across the codebase.
Some highlights:

  • Google Cloud Storage is supported in FilesPipeline and ImagesPipeline.
  • Crawling with proxy servers becomes more efficient, as connections to proxies can be reused now.
  • Warnings, exception and logging messages are improved to make debugging easier.
  • scrapy parse command now allows to set custom request meta via --meta argument.
  • Compatibility with Python 3.6, PyPy and PyPy3 is improved; PyPy and PyPy3 are now supported officially, by running tests on CI.
  • Better default handling of HTTP 308, 522 and 524 status codes.
  • Documentation is improved, as usual.

Full changelog is in the docs.

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