Posts tagged with guide

  • Raspberry Pi setup notes

    This is just to document some setup issues and notes for Raspbian Wheezy:

    Upgrade and keep software up to date

    $ sudo apt-get update
    $ sudo apt-get upgrade
    

    Configuration

    $ sudo raspi-config
    

    Software installations

    # install vim
    $ sudo apt-get install vim
    
    # install LAMP
    $ sudo apt-get install apache2
    $ sudo apt-get install mysql-server
    $ sudo apt-get install php5
    

    Keyboard Issues & Fixes

    I keep having problems initially when press certain characters such as |, ~ does not appear correctly. The fix is to change keyboard locale to...

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  • List of open source screen scraping tools

    I love data scraping :) So far I have heard about the following scraping tools that I will hopefully have time to look at more of them in the future:

    PHP Scraping Tools

    Java Scraping Tools

    Javascript

    • CasperJS, PhantomJS
    • Readability
    • Node.js request
    • Cheerio

    Screen Scraping APIs

    I have only used curl, simplehtmldom, tidy, casperjs/phantomjs. It is quite easy and straighforward. Diffbot...

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