We call the action of extracting data from web pages web scraping. Scraping is useful for a variety of use cases:
- In testing and monitoring, asserting against the state of one or more elements on a page
- In general, gathering data for a variety of different purposes
Searching a website is an everyday action for most internet users. For most services, the speed at which their customers are able to get to the products they are looking for is directly tied to revenue. To enable that, a performant and reliable search function is needed.
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