Pickaxe - A SQL web scraper

Pickaxe is a SQL like language that is used to scrape data from web pages. Source can be found on github.

Downloads


Download the latest version from github. Unzip Pickaxe.zip and double click on Scrape.ScrapeStudio.exe. It's a Windows Forms .NET application and requires .NET framework 4.0.

Documentation


Tutorial #1

Tutorial #2

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Video Tutorial

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About Me

I am a Principal Engineer with 13 years experience developing and releasing software products. I started developing in C/C++ then moved into .NET and C# and have tech lead multiple projects. I have developed products in Windows Forms, ASP.NET/MVC, Silverlight, and WPF. I currently reside in Austin, Texas.

Own Projects

Pickaxe - An easy to use web page scraper. If you know a little SQL and how basic CSS selectors work, no web scraping product will be easier to use.

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