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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

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1from apify_client import ApifyClient
2
3# Initialize the ApifyClient with your Apify API token
4client = ApifyClient("<YOUR_API_TOKEN>")
5
6# Prepare the Actor input
7run_input = {
8    "startUrls": [
9        { "url": "https://news.ycombinator.com/front" },
10        { "url": "https://news.ycombinator.com/show" },
11        { "url": "https://news.ycombinator.com/jobs" },
12        { "url": "https://news.ycombinator.com" },
13        { "url": "https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=26566373" },
14    ],
15    "maxItems": 50,
16    "endPage": 1,
17    "extendOutputFunction": "($) => { return {} }",
18    "proxy": { "useApifyProxy": True },
19}
20
21# Run the Actor and wait for it to finish
22run = client.actor("epctex/hackernews-scraper").call(run_input=run_input)
23
24# Fetch and print Actor results from the run's dataset (if there are any)
25for item in client.dataset(run["defaultDatasetId"]).iterate_items():
26    print(item)
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  • 2 monthly users
  • 100.0% runs succeeded
  • 0.0 days response time
  • Created in Mar 2021
  • Modified about 11 hours ago