15 Web Crawling gems and projects

  • Mechanize

    8.9 7.7 L4 Ruby
    Mechanize is a ruby library that makes automated web interaction easy.
  • anemone

    7.6 0.0 L5 Ruby
    Anemone web-spider framework
  • Scout APM uses tracing logic that ties bottlenecks to source code so you know the exact line of code causing performance issues and can get back to building a great product faster.
    Sponsored scoutapm.com
  • Upton

    7.2 0.0 L5 HTML
    A batteries-included framework for easy web-scraping. Just add CSS! (Or do more.)
  • Wombat

    6.4 1.0 L5 Ruby
    Lightweight Ruby web crawler/scraper with an elegant DSL which extracts structured data from pages.
  • FastImage

    6.3 5.3 L5 Ruby
    FastImage finds the size or type of an image given its uri by fetching as little as needed
  • MetaInspector

    6.1 3.3 L5 Ruby
    Ruby gem for web scraping purposes. It scrapes a given URL, and returns you its title, meta description, meta keywords, links, images...
  • pismo

    5.6 0.0 L5 Ruby
    Extracts machine-readable metadata and content from Web pages
  • LinkThumbnailer

    4.8 1.0 L5 Ruby
    Ruby gem that fetches images and metadata from a given URL. Much like popular social website with link preview.
  • Screencap

    3.2 0.0 JavaScript
    A gem to screencap webpages in ruby. Uses Phantom.js under the hood.
  • Vessel

    3.2 5.1 Ruby
    Fast high-level web crawling Ruby framework
  • instabot.rb

    2.6 0.0 Ruby
    An instagram bot works without instagram api, only needs your username and password. written in ruby
  • The Hawker Ruby gem

    1.7 0.0 Ruby
    The Hawker gem is a web scraper which allows you to pull the basic information for given social media profile URL
  • Supplejack API

    1.4 8.2 Ruby
    Supplejack API Mountable Engine
  • Google Search Results in Ruby

    1.1 4.9 Ruby
    Google Search Results via SERP API Ruby Gem
  • Kimurai

    0.6 2.1 Ruby
    Kimurai is a modern web scraping framework written in Ruby which works out of box with Headless Chromium/Firefox, PhantomJS, or simple HTTP requests and allows to scrape and interact with Javascript rendered websites

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