Recently Zarino and I were pairing on making improvements to a new scraping tool on ScraperWiki. We were working on some code that allows the person using the tool to pick out parts of some scraped data in order to extract a date into a new database column. For processing the data on the server […]
In order to allow for essential maintenance (our diggers been digging the web for so long it’s in dire need of an MOT!) we’re going to have to take the ScraperWiki website down for a short amount of time on Wednesday (29th June 2011). The site will be down from 13:00 UTC (14:00 BST). We […]
We’re very pleased to announce the third official ScraperWiki language is Ruby!
Liverpool John Moores University Open Labs has just released a video of our Hacks Meet Hackers event that took place in Liverpool last month. The video gives a flavour of what happened when journalist, bloggers, software developers and artists came together to work on interesting and novel ways of exploring and using public data. You […]