What is Weboob
Weboob is a collection of applications able to interact with websites, without requiring the user to open them in a browser. It also provides well-defined APIs to talk to websites lacking one.
Why use Weboob
- You get information faster
- You can script around Weboob to automate tasks
- It extends websites features
- It helps blind people use crappy websites
- Reuse your favorite applications.
What sets Weboob apart
- Focus on quality applications, not just a limited script
- Not tied to a particular website, no need to learn many interfaces
- Continuous integration notifies developers if a website has changed
- Graphical, textual, or programming interfaces for the same capabilities
- The update system allows pushing fixes quickly to end users
- Professional support is available.
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