Web Crawling Gems

#Total RankDaily RankNameSummary
19961,667mechanizeThe Mechanize library is used for automating interaction with websites. Mechanize autom...
24,78411,533anemoneAnemone web-spider framework
35,8037,541link_thumbnailerRuby gem generating thumbnail images from a given URL.
49,3167,357spidrSpidr is a versatile Ruby web spidering library that can spider a site, multiple domain...
510,14410,267wombatGeneric Web crawler with a DSL that parses structured data from web pages
623,61217,797uptonDon't re-write web scrapers every time. Upton gives you a scraper template that's easy ...
769,42958,428fake_useragentSimple gem for generating valid web user agents.
8134,66169,005ronin-web-spiderronin-web-spider is a collection of common web spidering routines using the spidr gem.