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Splash

Headless browser that executes JavaScript for people crawling websites
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What is Splash?

It is a headless browser that executes JavaScript for people crawling websites. It is open source and fully integrated with Scrapy and Portia. You can also use its API to integrate with any project that needs to render JavaScript pages.
Splash is a tool in the Headless Browsers category of a tech stack.
Splash is an open source tool with 4K GitHub stars and 505 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Splash's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Splash?

Companies

Developers
25 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Splash.

Splash Integrations

JavaScript, Python, Ubuntu, Linux, and Mac OS X are some of the popular tools that integrate with Splash. Here's a list of all 7 tools that integrate with Splash.

Splash's Features

  • Executes and renders JavaScript to scrape dynamic content
  • Its HTTP API receives URLs and responses with HTML contents

Splash Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Splash?
Selenium
Selenium automates browsers. That's it! What you do with that power is entirely up to you. Primarily, it is for automating web applications for testing purposes, but is certainly not limited to just that. Boring web-based administration tasks can (and should!) also be automated as well.
Dash
Dash is an API Documentation Browser and Code Snippet Manager. Dash stores snippets of code and instantly searches offline documentation sets for 150+ APIs. You can even generate your own docsets or request docsets to be included.
TeamViewer
Its aproprietary software for remote control, desktop sharing, online meetings, web conferencing and file transfer between computers.
JavaScript
JavaScript is most known as the scripting language for Web pages, but used in many non-browser environments as well such as node.js or Apache CouchDB. It is a prototype-based, multi-paradigm scripting language that is dynamic,and supports object-oriented, imperative, and functional programming styles.
Git
Git is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency.
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Splash's Followers
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