It’s now official! Precisely one year after our last major release (5.5) we’ve let loose version 6.0. This is undoubtedly our most feature-rich rock-solid version yet. Take a glance through the release notes for a list of the myriad of changes. Better yet, either upgrade your existing instance, or download it fresh!
Just a couple of small changes: Updated session.downloadFile to use current proxy settings. Updated tool-tips in script editor to accurately reflect API changes. With a little luck we’ll be having a 6.0 release in the next week or so…
Several minor fixes in this release: Fixed an issue related to renaming scraping sessions. Added a couple of check boxes to wrap text to the proxy panels. Made a fix to ensure consistency in line wrapping the last response text box. Now centering the search result in the proxy. Fixed text related to the edition … Read moreVersion 5.5.40a of screen-scraper Released
Several small fixes in this update: Now determining whether or not to save on individual key strokes. Fixed a bug related to displaying the start page and handling history. Fixed a bug related to deleting multiple items. Fixed a few minor memory leaks. Now stripping internal anchors off of redirect URL’s.
Several small changes in this one: Fixed a bug related to duplicate token editor windows. Add buttons to wrap text and find within the request/response of a proxy transaction. Now using %20 instead of + to represent a space character when encoding GET/POST parameters. Now correctly displaying encoded GET/POST parameters in scrapeable file proxy comparer. … Read moreVersion 5.5.37a of screen-scraper Released
Several changes in this one: Added the following methods: session.setStopScrapingOnScriptError, session.setStopScrapingOnMaxRequestAttemptsReached, session.setStopScrapingOnExtractorPatternTimeout, scrapeableFile.getMaxRequestAttemptsReached, scrapeableFile.getExtractorPatternTimedOut. Fixed a bug related to prompting for save upon exit. Deprecated proxy scripting. Can be re-enabled via the AllowProxyScripting property. Fixed a minor memory leak in the workbench. Updated the .NET driver to work with COM-based applications. Added initial support for … Read moreVersion 5.5.36a of screen-scraper Released
The holiday enhancements have spilled over into 2012: Added “Always at the end” option to force scripts to run at the end of a scraping session, even if it gets stopped prematurely. The prompt to save dialog box only shows on exit when a change has actually been made. Added a keyboard shortcut to the … Read moreVersion 5.5.33a of screen-scraper Released
Things have cooled down for us a bit over the holidays, so we’ve been able to carve out time for a number of bug fixes and feature enhancements. Here’s the list: Fixed a threading issue related to the REST interface. Added classes and methods related to decoding images. Fixed a bug related to use of … Read moreVersion 5.5.32a of screen-scraper Released
Most of the time when extracting information from web sites you’ll deal with HTML, which is generally pretty straightforward to deal with. Occasionally, though, content will be delivered via something like a Java applet or Flash movie. Just recently I completed a project that dealt with extracting data from a Flash movie, where the data … Read moreScraping AMF Sites
A few fixes in this release: Fixed a bug that was causing the user-agent header to be duplicated. Fixed a bug where a deleted recent script still shows in the script drop-down list. Fixed a bug related to multi-exports.