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Collect data from other websites

Tuesday, June 9th, 2015 by Servage
data-scrapingSometimes web developers need to fetch data from other sources for their own databases or websites. This process may be for simple tasks like including some external content on your own page, or be more complex by feeding data to own algorithms that perform complex calculations. In more practical examples the simple scenario is collecting content from other pages, where the more complex one is systematically crawling the web for relevant information.  News aggregators for example continuously collect and display content from other pages in their own feeds. The intention is not to steal external content, but to facilitate their overview of current news, and linking users back to the original ...