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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?

Companies
4 companies reportedly use Apify in their tech stacks, including dev, XDataHub, and Apify Platform.

Developers
27 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Apify.
Pros of Apify
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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
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JavaScript
JavaScript is most known as the scripting language for Web pages, but used in many non-browser environments as well such as node.js or Apache CouchDB. It is a prototype-based, multi-paradigm scripting language that is dynamic,and supports object-oriented, imperative, and functional programming styles.
Git
Git is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency.
GitHub
GitHub is the best place to share code with friends, co-workers, classmates, and complete strangers. Over three million people use GitHub to build amazing things together.
Python
Python is a general purpose programming language created by Guido Van Rossum. Python is most praised for its elegant syntax and readable code, if you are just beginning your programming career python suits you best.
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