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Hacker News Data Scraper

Hacker News Data Scraper

epctex/hackernews-scraper
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Extract Y Combinator's Hacker News based on any search criteria. Crawl the front page, Show HN, Ask HN, news, job listings, and historical data. Get links, titles, comments, ratings, and more!

The code examples below show how to run the Actor and get its results. To run the code, you need to have an Apify account. Replace <YOUR_API_TOKEN> in the code with your API token, which you can find under Settings > Integrations in Apify Console. Learn mode

Node.js

Python

curl

1# Set API token
2API_TOKEN=<YOUR_API_TOKEN>
3
4# Prepare Actor input
5cat > input.json <<'EOF'
6{
7  "startUrls": [
8    {
9      "url": "https://news.ycombinator.com/front"
10    },
11    {
12      "url": "https://news.ycombinator.com/show"
13    },
14    {
15      "url": "https://news.ycombinator.com/jobs"
16    },
17    {
18      "url": "https://news.ycombinator.com"
19    },
20    {
21      "url": "https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=26566373"
22    }
23  ],
24  "maxItems": 50,
25  "endPage": 1,
26  "extendOutputFunction": "($) => { return {} }",
27  "proxy": {
28    "useApifyProxy": true
29  }
30}
31EOF
32
33# Run the Actor using an HTTP API
34# See the full API reference at https://docs.apify.com/api/v2
35curl "https://api.apify.com/v2/acts/epctex~hackernews-scraper/runs?token=$API_TOKEN" \
36  -X POST \
37  -d @input.json \
38  -H 'Content-Type: application/json'
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  • 2 monthly users
  • 100.0% runs succeeded
  • 0.0 days response time
  • Created in Mar 2021
  • Modified about 1 hour ago