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What is Apifier? Hosted web crawler for developers. Apifier is a hosted web crawler for developers that enables them to extract data from any website using a few simple lines of JavaScript and rapidly build new apps on top of existing third-party web apps and data sources.

What is Scrapy? A fast high-level web crawling & scraping framework for Python. It is the most popular web scraping framework in Python. An open source and collaborative framework for extracting the data you need from websites. In a fast, simple, yet extensible way.

Apifier and Scrapy can be categorized as "Web Scraping API" tools.

Scrapy is an open source tool with 33.5K GitHub stars and 7.87K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Scrapy's open source repository on GitHub.

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    What is Apify?

    Apify is a platform that enables developers to create, customize and run cloud-based programs called actors that can, among other things, be used to extract data from any website using a few lines of JavaScript.

    What is Scrapy?

    It is the most popular web scraping framework in Python. An open source and collaborative framework for extracting the data you need from websites. In a fast, simple, yet extensible way.

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