Data scraping is a technique in which a computer program extracts data from human-readable output coming from another program.
Example of use
An example is web pages that are typically built using text-based mark-up languages (HTML), and frequently contain a wealth of useful data in text form. However, most web pages are designed for human end-users and not for ease of automated use. With a web scraper, this information can be turned into a more organized form, see structured dat
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