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Kimono vs ParseHub: What are the differences?

What is Kimono? Turn websites into structured APIs from your browser in seconds. You don't need to write any code or install any software to extract data with Kimono. The easiest way to use Kimono is to add our bookmarklet to your browser's bookmark bar. Then go to the website you want to get data from and click the bookmarklet. Select the data you want and Kimono does the rest We take care of hosting the APIs that you build with Kimono and running them on the schedule you specify. Use the API output in JSON or as CSV files that you can easily paste into a spreadsheet..

What is ParseHub? Turn dynamic websites into APIs. You can extract data from anywhere. ParseHub works with single-page apps, multi-page apps and just about any other modern web technology. ParseHub can handle Javascript, AJAX, cookies, sessions and redirects. You can easily fill in forms, loop through dropdowns, login to websites, click on interactive maps and even deal with infinite scrolling.

Kimono and ParseHub can be categorized as "Web Scraping API" tools.

Some of the features offered by Kimono are:

  • Build an API in seconds with kimono to power your apps, models and visualizations with live data without writing any code
  • The kimono smart extractor recognizes patterns in web content allowing you get the data you want quickly and visually
  • We host your APIs and data in the cloud and run them on the schedule that's right for you

On the other hand, ParseHub provides the following key features:

  • Works with single-page apps, multi-page apps
  • Uses machine learning for its state-of-the-art relationship engine
  • Instantly shows sample data as you're working
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What is Kimono?

You don't need to write any code or install any software to extract data with Kimono. The easiest way to use Kimono is to add our bookmarklet to your browser's bookmark bar. Then go to the website you want to get data from and click the bookmarklet. Select the data you want and Kimono does the rest. We take care of hosting the APIs that you build with Kimono and running them on the schedule you specify. Use the API output in JSON or as CSV files that you can easily paste into a spreadsheet.

What is ParseHub?

You can extract data from anywhere. ParseHub works with single-page apps, multi-page apps and just about any other modern web technology. ParseHub can handle Javascript, AJAX, cookies, sessions and redirects. You can easily fill in forms, loop through dropdowns, login to websites, click on interactive maps and even deal with infinite scrolling.
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          It works with your favorite parser to provide idiomatic ways of navigating, searching, and modifying the parse tree. It commonly saves programmers hours or days of work.
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          Portia is an open source tool that lets you get data from websites. It facilitates and automates the process of data extraction. This visual web scraper works straight from your browser, so you don't need to download or install anything.
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          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.
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          ParseHub was able to get data from millions of pages, and deal with things like hidden elements, text appearing on hover only, and all sorts of scrolling pages. It is for sure very superior technically and can get data from pretty much any website

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