APIs, Libraries, Visual Tools, Browser Extensions: What is the best web scraping tool?

A brief introduction to the benefits of web scraping

Web scraping APIs

What is an API?

The advantages of using APIs while web scraping

The disadvantages of using APIs while web scraping

My first choice: WebScrapingAPI

Web scraping libraries

What is a library?

The advantages of using libraries

The disadvantages of using libraries

My advice here: Beautiful Soup

Visual web scraping software

What is visual web scraping software?

The advantages of using visual web scraping software

The disadvantages of using visual web scraping software

My proposal: Octoparse

Web scraping browser extensions

What is a web scraping browser extension?

The advantages of using Web scraping browser extensions

The disadvantages of using Web scraping browser extensions

My suggestion: WebScraper

Conclusion

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