Scrape Bing using Perl

In my last article I discussed the different techniques that could be used in order to scrape Google’s search engine without being detected. This week we’ll be looking at creating a script to scrape another popular search engine – Bing, using the API which Microsoft provide. It should be noted that Google also provide an API; which allows you to make 100 queries a day (approx 3000 / month); compared to 5000 queries a month with Microsoft Bing.

Using the API is certainly the recommended method for scraping results from either search engine, and the previous article should only be used for education purposes. Wink Wink.


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