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Alternative, more efficient scraping method for a noncoder, than Google doc's importxml and xpath?

I've searched throughout the net for a simple solution, but it seems everyone has their own unique method (coding language) of achieving this. I'm only just beginning to learn Linux, and my coding ...
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Web scraping / crawling a particular website

I'm trying to scrape 1265 html files at once to get name and descriptions of items I have on a website. I have permission from the wholesaler to copy there data but I don't want to spend days just ...
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IRobot Scraping tool

I am using IRobot scraping tool to obtain some data from website but for some reason it is not comming I think the problem must be of proxy settings can anyone help me to how to change the proxy ...
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Get Current HTML Of Page Built With AJAX Requests

So, I'm using the Chrome/Chromium browser (put could use Firefox, if need be). I'm viewing webpages which are constructed "on the fly" with (presumably) AJAX (think the how you scroll down on ...
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How do I use AutoHotKey to read the text at the mouse location?

I can read the entire window text using WinGetText() but I am trying to get the text at the current mouse location. I've found several examples on the AutoHotKey forums but they are all very old ...
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igoogle style page with content scraped from other pages

I'm looking for an online homepage or Chrome extension that will display an iGoogle type home page but that lets me select content from other pages. In the same way AdBlock will allow me to select a ...
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How to backup a bulletin board hosted by a 3rd party?

A friend has asked me to back up this forum: http://oldforums.comicbookresources.com/ It's powered by vBulletin. Something bad had happened there and the hosts no longer want to host, and are ...
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wget put all prerequisites in flat subdirectory, but not root page?

I'm trying to get wget to save a page + prerequisites in a format resembling that of a web browser: article.html article_files/img.jpg article_files/script.js I am able to get almost this behavior, ...
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Programs for reading data off interactive web charts

This question is in the same vein as this one: Program for reading data off scanned graphs Recently more and more interactive charts show up on the Net. Have a look at the following one: ...