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PHP cURL script to automatically scrape data via HTTP
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Hi all,

We need a PHP script that will use the curl functions within PHP to download data from an online car classifieds site. The script will need to place the data in an array of an appropriate class.

Experience with creating scripts to scrape large sites is a must. Experience downloading data from car sites is a plus.

The data required is:

* Make
* Model
* Title
* Last modified date
* Body style (coupe, sedan etc)
* Engine size / cylinders
* Drive type (rear, 4x4 etc)
* Fuel type
* Year
* Compliance date (if applicable)
* Features (in array)
* Colour
* Interior colour
* Transmission
* Kilometres
* Asking price
* Dealer used / dealer new / private sale
* State (within Australia)
* Postcode (if applicable)
* Road worth certificate (yes / no / na)
* Registration expiry (if applicable)


The saving of this data to a MySQL database is NOT in scope. We will do that ourselves. The data simply needs to be scraped into an array of an appropriately designed class (such as 'vehicle...

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