diggin/diggin-scraper

web-sraping component, inspired by Perl’s Web::Scraper. It provides a DSL-ish interface for traversing HTML documents and returning a neatly arranged PHP ‘s multidimensional array

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v0.9.1 2014-04-10 13:43 UTC

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web-sraping component, inspired by Perl’s Web::Scraper. It provides a DSL-ish interface for traversing HTML documents and returning a neatly arranged PHP's multidimensional array.

CHANGELOG for 0.9.0

change behavior when extracting target is not found https://github.com/diggin/Diggin_Scraper/issues/1

if you want throw exception for v0.8 compatibility, please use throwTargetExceptionsOn method.

$scraper->throwTargetExceptionsOn(true);

Feature

  • into multidimensional array
  • Handle CSS Selector or XPath expression
  • Automatically convert to UTF-8
    • based on Diggin_Http_Charset
  • Beautify ugly HTML into XHTML automatically
    • based on Diggin_Scraper_Adapter_Htmlscraping & tidy
  • convert relative path into absolute URL automatically ("a href" & "img src")
  • Enable change Strategy (xpath or regex) & Enable change pretreat converting HTML

Requirements

  • PHP 5.3.3 or over
  • Zend Framework 2
  • Diggin components
    • Diggin_Http_Charset
    • Diggin_Scraper_Adapter_Htmlscraping