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Let’s be honest. From here on out, the Internet’s data volume will only get bigger and bigger. There’s really nothing we can do about it. This is where Web Scrapers come into the picture.

In the following article, we will show you how to build your own web scraper using JavaScript as the main programming language.

Understanding web scraping

A web scraper is a piece of software that helps you automate the tedious process of collecting useful data from third-party websites. …


Building secure, easy-to-use RESTful APIs, it’s one of those tasks that give developers a lot of headaches. REST APIs have been the industry standard for facilitating communication between the back-end and front-end applications for a long time now.

Our team understands the significance of a well-designed API and gathered the best practices to help developers on their way to building a flawless REST API.

Let’s share everything with you through the most significant details!

Tips on how to create a better REST API

Some of the most common mistakes developers make when trying to build a REST API are:

  • Poorly written documentation
  • Undefined architecture
  • Inconsistent endpoints definitions
  • Unclear communication


Nowadays, businesses breathe in the age of big data. Hence, companies need to understand now more than ever that to ground an ambitious, competitive advantage, data harvesting is essential.

Tag along to discover what you need to know before choosing a data extraction tool that can empower your business or project. But first, let’s start with a brief explanatory part of the most important terms when it comes to web scraping.

With efficient and effortless data harvesting, here comes web scraping and APIs

Many see web data gathering as a scary process that requires advanced technological expertise and a giant tech stack. In reality, there are a few ingenious, efficient and quite…


When talking about web scraping, we think about the entire process, from choosing a website to saving data in a specific format. However, many steps are to be followed in the back-end, most of them unknown even to some developers.

It doesn’t matter if you are a developer in a business that wants to know everything about their competition or the company’s owner. The power of web scraping will give you a hundred solutions to help you collect the data necessary to reach your goals.

But what do you choose between all the options available on the market? …


Have you ever found yourself in the situation of trying to discover the perfect place to spend the holiday? Or maybe you just want to find out how your listing competes with your neighbours’. Either way, why not use the power of web scraping to do this?

A web scraper is a piece of software that helps you automate the tedious process of collecting useful data from third-party websites. Most of the online services offer developers access to an API in order to easily read information from their website. Unfortunately, Airbnb is not one of them. …


Web scraping can uncover plenty of insights and secrets. We know it, and we’ve been doing it for so long that it’s almost impossible to not be aware of every little use it has.

We customize and use web scrapers to solve different problems that our customers might have, and today, we are going to explain the web scraping process for businesses and entrepreneurs that use it for price and product intelligence.

This topic should be on the “to read” list for everyone who wants to grow a business in domains like e-commerce, retail, product marketing, or almost anything related…


It’s popular to compare SOAP vs. REST, two of the most common API paradigms, when discussing API architectures. While the two are often compared as if they were the same, they are certainly not. Why? Because these two are fundamentally different technologies that are difficult to compare on a granular level.

SOAP is a protocol, and REST is an architectural style. They’re packaged differently, have different features, and are used in different situations.

Now that we’ve cleared that up, let’s take a closer look at each — including some of the benefits that could persuade you to choose one over…


You know, we have addressed Web Scraping in so many articles by now. You might be wondering if there is something more to cover.

The answer will always be YES!

Web scraping info or business-related subjects, we are here to talk about them all and how they connect one to another.

In this article, we will describe the most common situations in which businesses rely on web scraping. We will come up with some pretty good examples that hopefully will help you decide to use WebScrapingAPI for your next scraping adventure!

Use cases for web scraping

Web scraping can have multiple goals, considering the information…


When considering a brand’s prosperity, it goes without saying that research is vital for understanding the market panorama and revealing its authentic qualities, weaknesses, and opportunities.

Even though for some it is intuitively obvious that acting or relying entirely on assumptions is a lousy way to make business decisions, many organizations are still skipping or superficially handling this crucial step. The question is why.


We surround ourselves daily with different types of information from websites on the Internet. All this information means valuable data.

Data is an asset used by businesses, developers, freelancers, marketers to run their business or start essential projects in which data analysis and interpretation are crucial. In most cases, this leads to better strategic decisions, developing or improving (new) products, or simply helping the market continue its natural cycle of development and growth.

But how can you get all this data in a simple, fast, and efficient way?

One example would be web scraping, an automatic process of collecting structured…

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