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Scraping Data and Images from Website
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Nov 19, 2012

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  • Posted: Sun, Nov 18, 2012
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I am looking for a program which would scrape all the products under the following URL:

  [obscured]  /price-guide

And which would give the results in the attached spreadsheet. In the spreadsheet, I need the following items:

1- Product Name
2- Product URL
3- Reseller Name and in the same column the price by this reseller
4- Last updated date (this is a date field)
5- Description: please add &new& character at the start of every new sentence but not the first one
6- Image name: need to download the product image and store in a file, and store the image name (without the extension)

Now after first time scraping, I need to be able to run this program for updates. When I run the program to generate updates, here are the things that could happen:

1- New Product is added: if this is the case, I want the line of the new product which was not in the original spreadsheet to be added and highlighted in blue. All the remaining information remain as is.

2- Product Price Ch...

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.NET Framework, PHP, Perl
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