Up till now it’s been a pretty big pain to add a number to a session variable. Oftentimes you’ll have something like a page number that you need to increment as you loop through search results pages. The page number is usually stored as a String, and to increment it you normally have to cast … Read moreAdding numbers to session variables
OK, so one bug slipped under our radar. Fortunately, it’s been fixed and hopefully this one will become 2.7. Please feel free to upgrade and let us know of anything quirky.
Get it while it’s hot. This could become version 2.7. We’re doing our own internal hammering on this one, but please let me know if any of you out there find bugs we miss. As usual, you can reach me at todd-[at]-screen-scraper.com.
I must be on some kind of tutorial rampage. I’ve just written a fifth tutorial on an oft-requested topic: inserting scraped data into databases. You can find it here: http://www.screen-scraper.com/support/tutorials/tutorial5/tutorial_overview.php. For quite a while I mulled over how to approach this given how many ways there are to go about it. Recently I had somewhat … Read moreNew screen-scraper tutorial on inserting data into databases
We’ve just added a new tutorial to our site: Tutorial 4: Scraping an E-commerce Site from External Programs. The idea here is to meld stuff from Tutorial 2: Extending Hello World with the e-commerce example from Tutorial 3: Scraping an E-commerce Site. Any feedback would be appreciated…
Today we released version 188.8.131.52a of screen-scraper, and would appreciate feedback. It’s a minor update addressing a few bugs, with the primary fix intending to address database corruption we’d have reports of. It’s a rare issue, but can be a bit catastrophic if someone hasn’t been backing up their work. If those using the professional … Read moreVersion 184.108.40.206a of screen-scraper available