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· 9 min read
Oleg Kulyk

9 Ways Big Data Is Transforming the Real Estate Business

Information, data, and insights have become some of the most critical commodities in the real estate industry as they redefine how we find, buy, sell, and build properties. That speaks volumes about how most real estate business leaders and players are increasingly looking for ways to enhance the quality of information at their disposal through what is known as “big data.”

Big data can be defined as structured and unstructured data or information that goes into businesses daily from sources like search engines, social media, business transactions, etc.

This article discusses nine ways big data transforms the real estate industry, from improving customer experiences and facilitating accurate property evaluation to enhancing marketing strategies and sales techniques.

· 7 min read
Oleg Kulyk

What is an SSL Proxy? How Do SSL Proxies Work?

Everyone has been skeptical at some point about connecting to public Wi-Fi networks in a coffee shop or anywhere else while also connecting to their bank's mobile application to either check their balance or make payments. This is because we are all concerned about the security of these publicly accessible Wi-Fi networks.

We have all heard of incidents where people connected to a public WiFi network in certain locations and compromised their data, including financial information. But thanks to the introduction of online security protocols such as Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) proxy servers or SSL proxies, internet users are now protected against any issues that may arise in such cases.

Meanwhile, the use cases of SSL proxies go beyond protecting you from the risks of connecting to public WiFi networks.

This article highlights what an SSL proxy is, how it works, the different types and benefits, and how it can encrypt your data and keep it safe from prying eyes on the internet.

· 15 min read
Oleg Kulyk

Scaling Your Web Scraping Efforts with Cloud Browsers

Cloud browser rendering is a cutting-edge technology that plays a pivotal role in web scraping. It involves using cloud-based services to load and execute web pages in a way that mimics human browsing behavior, allowing for the dynamic rendering of web content. This article delves into the core aspects of cloud browser rendering, its differentiation from traditional web scraping methods, and the advantages it brings to the table.

· 7 min read
Oleg Kulyk

9 Benefits of Using a Cloud-based Web Scraper

Web scraping is a technique that can be used to extract data from sites for various reasons, such as market research, price comparison, and content aggregation.

With the information available online, scraping has become an integral tool to understand your business and make it a resource for you by providing input.

· 8 min read
Oleg Kulyk

How to Save Up to 40% of Data Collection Budgets with a Web Scraping API

In a modern information-centered age where decisions are made based on data, getting relevant Information accurately and on time is crucial.

Data collection, a systematic process of gathering information, is now the lifeblood of businesses and organizations spanning various industries.

With the steadily growing recognition of data's important role for organizations, optimizing data collection processes is becoming increasingly imperative.

Although traditional methods are credible, they often carry prohibitive costs and intensive processes that tend to strain institutions' budgets, affecting scalability in turn.

· 15 min read
Oleg Kulyk

How to Create a Proxy Server in Python Using Proxy.py

You can be one of two groups of web developers:

  1. Developers who get blocked when web scraping
  2. Developers who use proxy servers to hide their IP and easily extract the data they want

If you’re in group 2, then you make it harder for websites or services to track your online activity. You will be able to bypass regional restrictions and access content that might otherwise be unavailable. You can even filter and inspect incoming and outgoing traffic to protect against malicious requests or unauthorized access attempts.

In this article, we’ll explain how to use the proxy.py library so you will be firmly set to be in group 2. Let’s not waste any more time and get straight to it.

· 15 min read
Oleg Kulyk

How to Use Requests Library with Sessions to Crawl Websites in Python

Extracting information from websites is an invaluable skill. When utilized, it can support you by collecting vast amounts of data from the internet quickly. Automating data gathering from websites takes away the tedium and time consumed when done manually. This process, popularly known as web scraping, is made significantly more accessible with the Python Requests library.

· 9 min read
Oleg Kulyk

How To Scrape Data From LinkedIn

There’s no denying that the internet is a goldmine of information for businesses, researchers, curious cats, and everyday folks, and an important part of that mine is LinkedIn.

LinkedIn is a treasure trove of valuable information and data waiting to be retrieved. If only there was a way to get all that information into your possession. Well, actually, there is. And yes, I know what you’re thinking, that this must be incredibly complex.

· 10 min read
Oleg Kulyk

How to Use Proxies with NodeJS Axios

When scraping websites for all important data, developers are looking for, above all, privacy and security. Using proxies is the best and most effective way to do so without the risk of exposing your IP address, making it less likely that those sites will ban your address in future visits.

Axios is a popular JavaScript Node.js library frequently used for website scraping. It’s a popular tool used widely due to its fast and accurate downloading of website content.

· 16 min read
Oleg Kulyk

Python Requests Proxy | How to Use Proxy Types in Python Requests

Python requests are a helpful tool that makes sending HTTP requests easier for Python programs. It simplifies online API connections, website data retrieval, and other web tasks.

Proxy servers are a key part of web scraping, which enables mass data extraction from websites. By utilizing proxies in web scraping with Python requests, you can overcome restrictions, enhance privacy, mitigate IP blocking risks, and effectively gather the data you need for your projects or analysis.