Category: Crawling

Anonymous Web Scraping with Python Selenium PhantomJS Xpath and TOR

Using pure selenium methods to extract data from metasearch websites is quite tricky and uses a lot of CPU resources. I have spent significant amount of time with selenium built-in methods with python and have a feeling that the development is quite tedious, time consuming and prone to bugs. Selenium’s WebElement objects are not flexible, ...

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How to crawl hotel names and urls from booking.com using Python and Selenium

You might be needing a list of all hotels in your city for any reason. Most of them can be found at booking.com (assuming it’s a city in Europe). If you need hotel names, ratings and/or hotel url list from any city you can crawl booking for it. Coding it with Python and selenium is pretty easy. Below ...

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