Web Crawling Gems

#Total RankDaily RankNameSummary
18961,470mechanizeThe Mechanize library is used for automating interaction with websites. Mechanize autom...
24,3166,411anemoneAnemone web-spider framework
35,6644,635link_thumbnailerRuby gem generating thumbnail images from a given URL.
49,14317,730wombatGeneric Web crawler with a DSL that parses structured data from web pages
522,46440,794uptonDon't re-write web scrapers every time. Upton gives you a scraper template that's easy ...
672,08684,740fake_useragentSimple gem for generating valid web user agents.