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S P Dixon
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Observer of human life from the outside
Observer of human life from the outside

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scraping Yelp for phone numbers of all plumbers in California (or whatever in wherever)
I've written similar tutorials to this one before, but I've made the screenshots and written the tutorial this morning to help someone and wanted to preserve the information here. We're using the Webscraper app . The procedure below will work while you're i...
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New website monitor / archive utility for Mac arrives at full stable release and is still free
Watchman is an easy-to-use website monitoring / archiving utility. You can use it to watch a single page, a part of a website or a whole website. It can run on schedule (hourly, daily, weekly, monthly) alert you to the changes you're interested in, which co...
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New app - 'Time machine for your website'
We kick off quite a few experimental projects. In most cases they never really live up to the original vision or no-one's interested. This is different. It's already working so beautifully and is proving indispensable here, I'm convinced that it will be eve...
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Spindle spinning silk hankies / mawatas
One of my many purchases from Wonderwool Wales 2018 was this beautiful silk from Sealy MacWheely . I only bought a small pack but it goes a long way, Sealy had a scarf on display made from one of these packs. The silk is in the form of hankies / mawata. You...
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Review: Spin + Knit 2017, a Spin-Off special issue
Although it's a year old now, I learned about this collection of patterns via Kate Larson's recent blog post about her visit to Shetland , which is a good read. During that visit she bought a pack of Shetland wool in various shades, which she spun and made ...
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Webscraper and pagination with case studies
If you're searching for help using WebScraper for MacOS then the chances are that the job involves pagination, because this situation provides some challenges. Right off, I'll say that there is another approach to extracting data in cases like this from cer...
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Some Halloween stuff this week, with loads of new releases.
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