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Created Feb 6, 2019
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Real Time Scraper - final version
import requests
from bs4 import BeautifulSoup
from urllib import parse
from flask import Flask
from flask_restful import Resource, Api, reqparse
app = Flask(__name__)
api = Api(app)
class SteamSearch(Resource):
def put(self):
parser = reqparse.RequestParser()
parser.add_argument('term', required=True,
help='A search term needs to be provided')
args = parser.parse_args()
formattedSearchTerm = parse.urlencode({'term': args.term})
r = requests.get(
soup = BeautifulSoup(r.text, 'html.parser')
resultsRow = soup.find_all('a', {'class': 'search_result_row'})
results = []
for resultRow in resultsRow:
gameURL = resultRow.get('href')
title = resultRow.find('span', {'class': 'title'}).text
releaseDate = resultRow.find(
'div', {'class': 'search_released'}).text
imgURL ='div.search_capsule img')[0].get('src')
price = None
discountedPrice = None
if ('div.search_price span strike')):
price ='div.search_price span strike')[
0].text.strip(' \t\n\r')
if ('div.search_price')):
rawDiscountPrice =
'div.search_price')[0].text.strip(' \t\n\r')
discountedPrice = rawDiscountPrice.replace(price, '')
'gameURL': gameURL,
'title': title,
'releaseDate': releaseDate,
'imgURL': imgURL,
'price': price,
'discountedPrice': discountedPrice
return results
api.add_resource(SteamSearch, '/steam_search')
if __name__ == '__main__':
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