Introducing Portia2Code: Portia Projects into Scrapy Spiders

Note: Portia is no longer available for new users. It has been disabled for all the new organisations from August 20, 2018 onward.

We’re thrilled to announce the release of our latest tool, Portia2Code!

Scraping Infinite Scrolling Pages

Welcome to Scrapy Tips from the Pros! In this monthly column, we share a few tricks and hacks to help speed up your web scraping activities. As the lead Scrapy maintainers, we’ve run into every obstacle you can imagine so don’t worry, you’re in great hands. Feel free to reach out to us on Twitter or Facebook with any suggestions for future topics.

This Month in Open Source at Scrapinghub June 2016

Welcome to This Month in Open Source at Scrapinghub! In this regular column, we share all the latest updates on our open source projects including Scrapy, Splash, Portia, and Frontera.

Introducing the Datasets Catalog

Folks using Portia and Scrapy are engaged in a variety of fascinating web crawling projects, so we wanted to provide you with a way to share your data extraction prowess with the world.

Introducing the Crawlera Dashboard

We’ve been rolling out a lot of updates, upgrades, and new features lately, and we’re continuing this trend by announcing the very first Crawlera Dashboard!