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Python Web Scraper Development
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  • Posted: Mon, Sep 12, 2011
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What do we do:

Our company runs a website that allows apartment hunters to bookmark rental listings from listing search websites, such as Craigslist. When a user bookmarks a listing page, we scrape a specific set of information about the apartment from the page and store it for the user.

What we require:

We're looking to expand the rental listing websites that we can scrape information from. We need a developer who can write scrapers for listing websites using an existing custom Python framework.

We have built a scraper framework in Python with a standard interface for scraper classes. You will just need to implement the interface methods, which accept a page's html as input, parse it using the lxml.html library, retrieve the necessary information and return that data in the proper format.

You are responsible for ensuring that the scraper can handle scrapping all listing pages from a specified website; the scraper should be able to handle missing information or missing DOM ele...

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Desired Skills
Python, Web Scraping
Job ID: 26098289
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