The JSpider project just released it's fifth alpha release, 0.5.0-DEV.
JSpider is a web robot engine that can be used to find dead links on a website, mirror sites, find e-mail addresses exposed in it, create a sitemap, etc...
We believe to have reach a point in the development where the project can really be usefull to people. Now is the moment to bring the project to a higher level of quality with your help.... read more
JSpider 0.5 has been released.
This release (finally) has complete user documentation, many new features, bug fixes, etc...
A new release of JSpider, a java web robot implementation, has been made, introducing significant improvements and new features
The velocity plugin writes spidering reports via customizable templates
A JDBC datasource (database) can be used to store information, allowing SQL querying afterwards.
The logging system is now entirely based on jakarta-commons-logging (log4j or jdk14 logging)
A new alpha-release of JSpider is available (0.3) with some new features, new documentation.
While this is mainly a refactoring release with internal optimizations and added JUnit tests, there are some new interesting features, like for example an out-of-the-box configuration for downloading sites