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WikiSlurp: Slurping Data from Wikipedia for Fun and Profit

Posted on September 28th, 2008 by Neil Crosby. Filed under Blog Posts.

This last weekend I attended BarCamp London 5, where I talked about WikiSlurp, my technique for accessing the wealth of data held within Wikipedia. I currently use WikiSlurp on both Is Neil Annoyed By and The Ten Word Review as a way to pull in additional information about the things described on individual pages.

These are the slides I put together for my talk:

If you just want to download the Code, go right ahead. If you want to know more about the project, read the WikiSlurp Project page.

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