Release Notes: This release contains a number of feature enhancements and bugfixes, including being able to drag and drop objects into folders, several new features in the logging window such as automatic scrolling, being able to call scripts from other scripts, backing up the database automatically, and the addition of a new library used to facilitate saving scraped data as XML.
Release Notes: The http-client library has been updated to accept all SSL certificates. In certain situations, the database was closed prematurely when screen-scraper was invoked from the command line.
Release Notes: screen-scraper can now generate RSS feeds from scraped data. The session.addToSessionVariable method was added. Log messages have been enhanced and clarified. All of screen-scraper's ports may now be set in the properties file. A number of miscellaneous bugfixes have been made.
Release Notes: Requests can now be made multiple times in case of a connection failure with the site. Scripts can be stopped mid-stream. The workbench, server, and command line interfaces can be utilized simultaneously. Extractor patterns can be invoked from scripts. A mapping feature for extracted data was added. Duplicates can now be automatically filtered.
Release Notes: Scraping sessions and scripts can now be "hot deployed" while the app is running in server mode. SSL is now handled transparently in the proxy server. Local files can be scraped. A search feature was added to the "response" tab. DataSets can be automatically written to a delimited file. Support for Basic, Digest, and NTLM Authentication was added. Extensibility support was included for more easily adding custom code that can be invoked in scripts. The proxy server can now be scripted.
Release Notes: This version fixed numerous bugs and included significant optimizations. The most important new feature was sub- extractor patterns, which can make scraping significantly faster and more flexible. The additional features included more flexible cookie handling and new methods for built-in screen-scraper objects. A third tutorial is now available.
Release Notes: This is a minor update which contains principally bugfixes and a few minor feature enhancements. Two new tutorials are available online.
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).