Web Crawling Gems

#Total RankDaily RankNameSummary
18671,442mechanizeThe Mechanize library is used for automating interaction with websites. Mechanize autom...
24,1415,645anemoneAnemone web-spider framework
35,6284,440link_thumbnailerRuby gem generating thumbnail images from a given URL.
48,94414,828wombatGeneric Web crawler with a DSL that parses structured data from web pages
522,17039,697uptonDon't re-write web scrapers every time. Upton gives you a scraper template that's easy ...
669,16039,697fake_useragentSimple gem for generating valid web user agents.