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BeautifulSoup vs Kimono: What are the differences?

Developers describe BeautifulSoup as "A Python library for pulling data out of HTML and XML files". 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. On the other hand, Kimono is detailed as "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..

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

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Pros of BeautifulSoup
Pros of Kimono
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    Parsed html even when poorly formed
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    It just works
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    Easy setup
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    Extracting data from ecommerce sites
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    Integrate API with web application
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    Data Scraping

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What is BeautifulSoup?

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.

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.

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    import.io
    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.
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    Octoparse
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