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Script to collect a sample of data from 6 websites

The initial phase of this project is exploratory and simple. We would like a script that queries six (6) different user-generated content sites to get a sample of the links in those sites, structured per user, and per category. This would concern 200 user profiles per site.

The script should :

- query the API, when possible/available and/or

- collecting the data via HTML listings through screen scraping. Note the scraper must have the ability also to detect a Next link on the page and to follow that link and extract data from all pages returned. A number of examples in Python will be supplied.

The data will then be inserted in the MySQL database. We have a set of references and examples for web scraping, in a number of languages, particurlarly Python. The language and form of development is largely neutral. Caching and time-outs should be implemented to limit the load on the servers queried.

Additional questions are welcome. The examples and information regarding the websites to be queried will be supplied separately.

Skills: Perl, PHP, Python, XML

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