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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.
Apify is a tool in the Web Scraping API category of a tech stack.

Who uses Apify?

3 companies reportedly use Apify in their tech stacks, including dev, Apify Platform, and Future.

22 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Apify.
Pros of Apify
Perfect for Heavy Java Script Websites

Apify's Features

  • Full-featured API
  • Docker support
  • Integration via webhooks
  • Advanced scheduling
  • Custom solution marketplace

Apify Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Apify?
Puppeteer is a Node library which provides a high-level API to control headless Chrome over the DevTools Protocol. It can also be configured to use full (non-headless) Chrome.
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.
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.
import.io is a free web-based platform that puts the power of the machine readable web in your hands. Using our tools you can create an API or crawl an entire website in a fraction of the time of traditional methods, no coding required.
Web Scraping and Data Extraction ParseHub is a free and powerful web scraping tool. With our advanced web scraper, extracting data is as easy as clicking on the data you need. ParseHub lets you turn any website into a spreadsheet or API w
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