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Apifier

Web scraper that works on every website

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Jan Čurn
@jancurn · Co-founder, Apifier
@passingnotes Hey David, thanks! We're considering using a similar model as GitHub - all free accounts have to make their crawlers public and only paid accounts can have them private. Do you think people would be okay with that?
Would you recommend Apifier to a friend?

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Jan Čurn
@jancurn · Co-founder, Apifier
@passingnotes Hey David, thanks! We're considering using a similar model as GitHub - all free accounts have to make their crawlers public and only paid accounts can have them private. Do you think people would be okay with that?
David Carpe
@passingnotes · Thinker & Layabout
nice! would love to see a community driven collection of custom crawlers (to simply recycle or emulate)
Kat Manalac
@katmanalac · Partner, Y Combinator
Apifier is a web scraper that extracts structured data from any website using a few simple lines of JavaScript. For example, imagine you found a website selling shoes and want to get a spreadsheet with all the shoe sizes, colors, prices etc. You could create such a spreadsheet manually using copy and paste, but that would take you a lot of time and frustrati… See more
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Jan Čurn
@jancurn · Co-founder, Apifier
Hi Hunters, we’re Jan and Jakub, the makers of Apifier. About a year ago we looked for a web scrapper for one of our consulting projects but none of the existing ones actually worked for websites that we needed. So we decided to build a new one. Unlike the point-and-click web scrapers, Apifier doesn't run into troubles with complicated or dynamic websites a… See more
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Jan Čurn
@jancurn · Co-founder, Apifier
@gerbz, yeah absolutely, we're actually rotating a number of proxies. We can also arrange for people to use their own list of proxies if they want.