Source code for scrapy.spiders.feed

"""
This module implements the XMLFeedSpider which is the recommended spider to use
for scraping from an XML feed.

See documentation in docs/topics/spiders.rst
"""
from scrapy.spiders import Spider
from scrapy.utils.iterators import xmliter, csviter
from scrapy.utils.spider import iterate_spider_output
from scrapy.selector import Selector
from scrapy.exceptions import NotConfigured, NotSupported


[docs]class XMLFeedSpider(Spider): """ This class intends to be the base class for spiders that scrape from XML feeds. You can choose whether to parse the file using the 'iternodes' iterator, an 'xml' selector, or an 'html' selector. In most cases, it's convenient to use iternodes, since it's a faster and cleaner. """ iterator = 'iternodes' itertag = 'item' namespaces = ()
[docs] def process_results(self, response, results): """This overridable method is called for each result (item or request) returned by the spider, and it's intended to perform any last time processing required before returning the results to the framework core, for example setting the item GUIDs. It receives a list of results and the response which originated that results. It must return a list of results (items or requests). """ return results
[docs] def adapt_response(self, response): """You can override this function in order to make any changes you want to into the feed before parsing it. This function must return a response. """ return response
[docs] def parse_node(self, response, selector): """This method must be overridden with your custom spider functionality""" if hasattr(self, 'parse_item'): # backward compatibility return self.parse_item(response, selector) raise NotImplementedError
def parse_nodes(self, response, nodes): """This method is called for the nodes matching the provided tag name (itertag). Receives the response and an Selector for each node. Overriding this method is mandatory. Otherwise, you spider won't work. This method must return either an item, a request, or a list containing any of them. """ for selector in nodes: ret = iterate_spider_output(self.parse_node(response, selector)) for result_item in self.process_results(response, ret): yield result_item def _parse(self, response, **kwargs): if not hasattr(self, 'parse_node'): raise NotConfigured('You must define parse_node method in order to scrape this XML feed') response = self.adapt_response(response) if self.iterator == 'iternodes': nodes = self._iternodes(response) elif self.iterator == 'xml': selector = Selector(response, type='xml') self._register_namespaces(selector) nodes = selector.xpath(f'//{self.itertag}') elif self.iterator == 'html': selector = Selector(response, type='html') self._register_namespaces(selector) nodes = selector.xpath(f'//{self.itertag}') else: raise NotSupported('Unsupported node iterator') return self.parse_nodes(response, nodes) def _iternodes(self, response): for node in xmliter(response, self.itertag): self._register_namespaces(node) yield node def _register_namespaces(self, selector): for (prefix, uri) in self.namespaces: selector.register_namespace(prefix, uri)
[docs]class CSVFeedSpider(Spider): """Spider for parsing CSV feeds. It receives a CSV file in a response; iterates through each of its rows, and calls parse_row with a dict containing each field's data. You can set some options regarding the CSV file, such as the delimiter, quotechar and the file's headers. """ delimiter = None # When this is None, python's csv module's default delimiter is used quotechar = None # When this is None, python's csv module's default quotechar is used headers = None def process_results(self, response, results): """This method has the same purpose as the one in XMLFeedSpider""" return results def adapt_response(self, response): """This method has the same purpose as the one in XMLFeedSpider""" return response
[docs] def parse_row(self, response, row): """This method must be overridden with your custom spider functionality""" raise NotImplementedError
def parse_rows(self, response): """Receives a response and a dict (representing each row) with a key for each provided (or detected) header of the CSV file. This spider also gives the opportunity to override adapt_response and process_results methods for pre and post-processing purposes. """ for row in csviter(response, self.delimiter, self.headers, self.quotechar): ret = iterate_spider_output(self.parse_row(response, row)) for result_item in self.process_results(response, ret): yield result_item def _parse(self, response, **kwargs): if not hasattr(self, 'parse_row'): raise NotConfigured('You must define parse_row method in order to scrape this CSV feed') response = self.adapt_response(response) return self.parse_rows(response)