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3 items tagged “webservice”


Crowbar. Headless Gecko/XULRunner which exposes a web service API for screen scraping using a real browser DOM—just pass it the URL of a page and the URL of a screen scraping JavaScript script (a bit like a Greasemonkey user script) and get back RDF/XML. # 24th January 2009, 11:52 pm

2007 A free Web Service for checking if an address is likely to come from a disposable e-mail service. It’s the anti-Mailinator! # 29th January 2007, 3:49 am

Apache Solr 1.1. Solr is the search Web Service built on top of Lucene. The latest release introduces JSON, Python and Ruby response formats in addition to XML. # 13th January 2007, 1:16 am