Release Notes: This release is significantly more stable and secure than prior versions. The documentation has undergone various revisions. Extracted data can now be automatically saved into session variables, as well as joined or appended with other sets of extracted data. The installation procedure has been significantly streamlined. The application is now self-updating. Running screen-scraper as a server is much easier, including the ability to install and run it as a Windows service.
Release Notes: This release contains scores of bugfixes, optimizations, and documentation enhancements. Data sets can now be accessed from external sources (e.g. ASP or PHP scripts). screen-scraper can be run as a server in a non-interactive mode, facilitating running it as a service (like a typical Web or database server).
Release Notes: This release includes numerous bug fixes and minor feature enhancements. screen-scraper can now import and export objects to and from external files, allowing for examples to be easily brought into the system. External proxy support has also been improved.
Release Notes: This is principally a maintenance release. It includes several bugfixes, performance enhancements, and documentation improvements. screen-scraper also now makes use of JTidy, which allows it to clean up HTML in order to facilitate data extraction.
Release Notes: This release includes updates to the documentation, as well as a minor fix to a bug that was causing some URL query strings to become garbled. It has also been tested more extensively to ensure that it will work with a broad range of Web sites.
Release Notes: This release fixes a bug that previously prevented certain sites from being scraped.
Release Notes: This version includes the ability to scrape sites by invoking screen-scraper from the command line (so that it can be automated with something like cron), as well as the ability to run it as a server, allowing it to be invoked from external applications written in a variety of languages. The current supported languages are Java, PHP, and any COM-friendly language such as Visual Basic or ASP. Features have also been added that make working with extractor patterns significantly easier.
Release Notes: This release includes many bugfixes and feature refinements, a context-sensitive help system, support for external proxy servers, and a new settings dialog.