Web scraping / captcha solving / output csv report

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** PLEASE READ BEFORE BIDDING **

This project is to build a standalone piece of software which will scrape a particular website for particular data, and save the results to a .csv file. I will specify exactly how the site should be scraped, and how the results should be saved.

To do the web scraping, the software will need to answer captchas. I don't believe these are particularly difficult on the site I'm interested in, and I can provide you with samples if necessary. I am open to various methods for solving them -- pure software preferred, but human solver networks are also possible if the cost is low enough. ***In your bid, please tell me specifically how you plan to answer the captchas.**

Features of the needed program:

- Performs an initial scrape to populate search options, which the user then decides among.

- Performs a "full" scrape based on the chosen options (there are about 10 steps to be performed repeatedly, including solving captchas)

- Runs as an application, or from the command line (must be very simple to run on a new machine, and any preparation such as downloading libraries should be executed in the program itself)

- Mac app or Bash command line program preferred, but Windows OK too (let me know which you can do)

- Can run on user's command, and also has scheduling ability (can set dates & times, or pre-specified schedules like daily at a particular time)

- I require the source code of the program (in case I want to make changes/additions in the future in an area outside your expertise)

- It's a plus if the program can detect changes from the last scrape and notify the user of these.

- It's a plus if the program can email the output .csv and the changes (from above) to a specified email address automatically

If you need more information to give an accurate bid, please message me.

Thanks for reading!

Skills: Software Architecture, Web Scraping

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Project ID: #5460536

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shivamsemwal

Hi, I have 3 years of experience in developing web-automation projects in java, have worked on various scrapping and posting projects for different websites. Can handle javascript heavy, ajax sites. Have utilized More

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mhmhz

Hi I can provide a desktop application in C# that do the scraping. About captcha, we can use service, deathbycaptcha. Thanks

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mantislin

Hi sir, I am scraping expert, I have did too many similar projects, please check my feedback then you will know. Can you tell me more details? then I will provide demo data for you. Thanks, Kimi

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uumairkhalid

Hi.. Expert Web Scraper & Data Minor here. I have done too many similar project in past. Having best scraping tools and experience i assure you 100% accurate and good quality work. I have too too scraping experience. L More

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ghazalpasha

I've done many scraping jobs here and a couple of them required solving a captcha. Please let me know the website you want to scrap and the captcha that needs to be solved.

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diamond247

Hello Sir, We are a well built set up with excellent skilled operator with lot of experience in this segment/skill,have complete more than 200 similar job, i have gone through your project description, its really a More

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binarycodersvw

Hi.I have read the description of your project and I am interested. I already have a 1000$ internet automating and scraping robot software which I can use in your software. I can even make the software solve 5000 chapc More

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usman172

Hey There! I am Usman. A Sr.Software Engineer and PHP/OpenSource Developer having 6 years + experience with strong knowledge of HTML ,PHP , MySQL, scraping, cURL. I have also worked on a api which decapture the capc More

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Mezh

Hello, can you provide samples of data and websites to scrape, and samples of captcha (which could be the most difficult thing to do). Thanks, Alex

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ABetterSoft

I have a software that can grab any data from any website 99.9% accurately. Here's a couple video demos of it. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0L3IcmudNtI http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oT7bl9wON6M If you're in More

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jamb0ss

Hi, I'm a Python programmer and web-scraping is my main field of work. I'm a founder of the GrabLab Team and we have our own Python-framework for such task (grablib.org). I'm new at freelancer.com, but you can look a More

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indilo53

Dear employer, I can do this job the right way. I have a very good understanding on http protocol and I know how to use my tools (Charles debugging proxy, Burp) do dissect a webapp. I use DOM, CSS selctors, XPATH More

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