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Clojure Crawler
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  • Posted: Wed, Mar 13, 2013
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  • Hrs/wk: 20 | Duration: 1-2 weeks
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I'm looking for a software professional to build a Clojure application that crawls URLs and caches to Amazon S3.

This is a great opportunity for a talented developer to build a simple, powerful web crawler in a modern language (Clojure) using great decentralized storage tools (Amazon S3, Riak). I hope that I find a great contractor who wants to work on an ongoing basis.

## Application Requirements:

1. Use Amazon S3 an an external file store.

2. Use Riak as an external working database.

3. Be responsible; (a) respect `robots.txt`; (b) throttle access based on domain; (c) use a configurable user agent string.
Riak.

4. There is no GUI, only a Clojure API.

5. The API to add a URL to crawl:

(add-crawl-url {:url "  [obscured]  -url.co/stuff.html" :priority 5})

This sets the one or more initial URLs. It can also add a new URL if the crawl is already underway. URLs with higher priority get processed first.

6. The API to run the crawl is:

(crawl)

This instructs ...

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