Web Fetching


Bidmonkey helps to display the final value of all specified ebay auctions taking part universally. Grabs the info online and parses them on your site for your viewing. It stays dormant until the closing time of the auctions. It can automatically connect and disconnect to the internet. GUI interface is included. Flat files can be used to store the patten matching expressions that automatically update the changes with e-bay.

  • : Free
  • : Pedram Amini
  • : 02.10.2009

Casthat is a news aggregator that is desinged on perl language that assists the webmasters to grab RSS and XML news content online from the websites they want to grab and publish them with appropriate links on their news system. To implement this it requires perl with IO::Socket module support. News can be grabbed from any version of RSS file.

  • : Shareware / $19.94
  • : ArtsCore Studios
  • : 09.01.2010

CGIProxy is integrated with perl features that will assist webmasters to run the websites which would run with other servers and is not supported by their web hosting server. Using this script they can grab the resource contents on their site and can customize them as per their own desires. And links in HTML page can be accessed from the same proxy server. Users who utilize the functions of this script can be kept as anoymous users in proxy server information. Support SSL server and many more features.

  • : Free
  • : James Marshall
  • : 24.09.2008

FetchNews is a news aggregating perl module with which grabbing the most interest and lateset news from USENET news website can be done simply. You can customize the news feeds formats as you like and can publish them on your site with multiple categories to allow your visitors to view the articles headlines and with links for a detailed news. This tool needs NNTP protocal for implementing the news fetching.

  • : Free
  • : Mathieu Fenniak
  • : 19.07.2010

Finance-QuoteHist is a collection of perl / CGI module which are widely useful to display historical stock quotes. A set of websites can be given with a list to grab stock quote information. By default, Yahoo, Wall Street City, SiliconInvestor sites provides the needed details in real time. Supports ticker symbols, and retrieving dividends and splits and many more facilities. Text files can be used to store the contents.

  • : Free
  • : Matthew P. Sisk
  • : 11.08.2007

Getstockquote is an entrenched Perl script that is most useful for anyone that doesn't want to write Perl CGI scripts or is just too lazy to bother. Thus if you want to get different stock data in many places all from one source, then getstockquote will probably save you some time. It gets its data from: Australian quotes from ASX, Europe quotes, Fidelity Investments Quotes, T. Rowe Price, NYSE quotes, Vanguard Group, and Annuities from TIAA-CREF. However one future use of it is to have a page that gives many very terse quotes, each of which are linked to more detailed single quote info.

  • : Free
  • : William Rhodes
  • : 28.11.2009

Homeland Security Threat Script is powered on perl and CGI programming which helps the webmasters to publish the current threat level on their dynamic websites. It grabs the info from if data is not available from Homeland Security website. Supports 5 depth threat level of severe, high, elevated, guard and low as high to low order. Different kind of images including smilies, icon can represent the threat levels.

  • : Free
  • : Melissa Niles
  • : 16.06.2010

httptype is a perl driven script that allows you to input an URL with port number and to which it outputs the HTTP host server. A list of URL can be included with a host file to grab the required details. Also, it is possible to provide info about SSL host server. 'GETOPT' method is used to parse the required output. Hostname can be checked whether in existence. Also, checks for the presented proxysever from http_proxy environment variable with host file.

  • : Free
  • : Philip S Tellis
  • : 10.02.2007

Link Count works with all perl websites using which grabbing the links information with a web page can be done simply. It uses Win32::Internet module to find out exactly how many links a web page contains. It displays the number of links on homepage of larger websites such as yahoo, altavista etc., Average can be got for a listed link count. All collected information can be stored and can be displayed on your site pages.

  • : Free
  • : Marcus Kazmierczak
  • : 12.09.2011

NewsFinder is a ready to use news fetcher script that can be run with perl / CGI web based systems. You can set many other website URLs to collect the news headlines which can be done with the same configuration file. News stories can be given with links on your site which automatically redirect the readers to the original site. Templates and layouts can be modified with your own to format the news feeds. This script also, supports to grab stock quotes. Working demo is given for this script.

  • : Free
  • : Chez Surette Art
  • : 30.03.2007

newsurl is a script that searches for a particular newsgroup for postings and the extraction of posted urls. Nonetheless here an html-output can be produced. /

  • : Free
  • : Gottfried Szing
  • : 29.12.2009

PageInserter is very useful for the webmasters to grab and insert content from the same webserver and helps them to insert them on their sites without SSI help. This script is a useful one for the perl websites wherewith SSI is not supported. Live demonstration is available for this script.

  • : Free
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  • : 16.12.2009

PageRetriever is a web fetching module that works using CGI, perl and javascript. This script allows the webmasters to collect the HTML, CGI and normal text from other web pages, which is allowed to display on your site. Another script with this package assists you to put grabbed results with the same server you utilize. No need for SSI support. Backup result enables fast retrieval. Demo defines it's function online.

  • : Free
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  • : 22.02.2011

Simple to use CGI script which allows you to fetch any web page and use any portion of that page on your own site. Requires SSI.

  • : Shareware / $5.00
  • : Augie Caamanoaaaa
  • : 08.08.2007

PageSnooper is to collect the HTML coding to know how a website was built, and what HTML syntax helps for the framework on a site you view etc., Retrieving HTML code for a given URL can be done with the help of javascript and perl / CGI. Also, this script allows to you aggregate the grabbed code on your site. This is an enhanced method when compared with browser's 'view source' functionality. An Online demo explains the working principle clearly.

  • : Free
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  • : 10.11.2011

Quote is a clean and speedy command-line interface for getting snapshot stock market prices. This script also facilitates us to recover prices of U.S. Stocks (CSCO, DELL), market indices (^DJI, ^IXIC) and non-U.S. stocks (NT.TO). It is also an accurate and simple Perl script that retrieves stock quotes from Yahoo! Finance, ( Lastly it uses the Perl LWP module if available, or lynx otherwise.

  • : Free
  • : quote
  • : 19.09.2010

SomeNEWS helps to build your own websites with powerful news section. Incorporated perl modules will assist you to grab the latest and most important articles from other website homepages and publish the collected articles on your news section. MySQL can be used as backend database to maintain the content system.

  • : Free
  • : Fabien Penso
  • : 20.12.2010

Source Code Viewer multi-platform compatible. Instantly view the HTML, Javascript, or any other code on any web page, and see how your competition is getting in the top search engines.

  • : Free
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  • : 17.11.2007

This is a perl based news fetching program that has the ability to encapsulate news headlines from several online news feeds. You can use this program on your website to provide news headlines on various topics like sports, entertainment, politics, science and technology etc., This application gives a variety of news contents for your website with headlines by grabbing the news feed from various sources.

  • : Free
  • : The Headline Newsfeed Database
  • : 14.08.2007

Url Ripper multi-platform compatible. Grabs all of the links on any site in just seconds, and store all of them in a small text file.

  • : Free
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  • : 18.06.2010