Crawlera is a proxy service, specifically designed for web scraping. In this article, you are going to learn how to use Crawlera inside your Scrapy spider.
The range of use cases for web data extraction is rapidly increasing and with it the necessary investment. Plus the number of websites continues to grow rapidly and is expected to exceed 2 billion by 2020.
If you know anything about Scrapinghub, you know that we are obsessed with data quality and data reliability.
Outside of building some of the most powerful web scraping tools in the world, we also specialise in helping companies extract the data they need for their mission-critical business requirements. Most notably companies who:
- Rely on web data to make critical business decisions, or;
Proxy management is the thorn in the side of most web scrapers. Without a robust and fully featured proxy infrastructure, you will often experience constant reliability issues and hours spent putting out proxy fires - a situation no web scraping professional wants to deal with. We, web scrapers, are interested in extracting and using web data, not managing proxies.
What a year 2018 has been for Scrapinghub!!
It’s hard to know where to start…
This year has seen tremendous growth at Scrapinghub, setting us up to have a great 2019.
Here are some of the highlights of 2018…
It’s hard to believe our annual Shubber GetTogether is already over.
Unbeknownst to many, there is a data revolution happening in finance.
Throughout the history of the financial markets information has been power. The trader with access to the most accurate information can quickly gain an edge over the market.