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[WTH] Python Web Scraper

Discussion in 'Hire a Freelancer' started by macdonjo3, May 25, 2014.

  1. macdonjo3

    macdonjo3 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Looking for someone who is an experienced Python web scraper to outsource some of my projects' functions to.

    I have lots of projects and when I code every line of the entire project, it takes a long time. I'm looking for someone to follow my precise instructions to build functions. Each function will have specific details regarding: input (arguments), output, description and recommended libraries. Of course, we can discuss different ways to approach it.

    Important libraries to learn:
    - BeautifulSoup
    - Mechanize
    - urllib
    - Selenium (PhantomJS) or any similar headerless browser
    - Matplotlib
    - MySQLdb

    Your characteristics:
    - Open minded
    - Looking for long term work
    - Experienced
    - Efficient code
    - Affordable
    - Available at least 30 hours per week

    Payment:
    We can work on a quote-based system where I specify what functions I need built that week and you quote me for each function. If you rather work on hourly basis, we can go through oDesk or some other tracking system. Open to ideas.

    To apply:
    Add me on Skype (ID: macdonjo) and in your invitation message send me:
    - a link to your BHW profile
    - your experience with python web scraping
    - the price you would charge for a function to go to http://www.google.com/trends/, sign in, enter a keyword, and save the graph locally as a png. Just so I get an idea of your price range.
     
  2. completed

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    Hi.
    I think i am your man.
    I also have projects in selenium, python, autohotkey, phantomjs and so on(auto), and want to start extra project/projects.
    I can also save results in text from png (tesseract) if i have to(for 5 $).
    The thing is that i will only be available 30 hours a week if i get enough revenue to leave my current job/jobs in the background.
    Good luck with your quest.
     
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  3. sohom

    sohom Senior Member

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    full filing your requirements
    Sent you an invitation with details
    Thanks
     
  4. macdonjo3

    macdonjo3 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Get at me on Skype guys. Skype: macdonjo
     
  5. handmadebots

    handmadebots Senior Member

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    Will add you on skype :)
     
  6. macdonjo3

    macdonjo3 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Great. I'm still looking.