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ScrAPI

ScrAPI is a simple tool kit for scraping. ScrAPI may refer to a few different packages that have been developed in various programming languages. These ScraAPI libraries help developers build applications that screen scrape from HTML content. ScrAPI libraries exist in Python, Ruby, JavaScript, and other languages. One such Ruby gem uses CSS selectors to create scraping rules that find, extract, and store data from HTML code. Some ScrAPI packages even offer a REST-like ability to request certain fields from web pages. [Bill: I'm not entirely sure what this is referring to - there are a few packages named Scrapi for screen scraping but a coupel that do different things, but I made an educated guess]