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Apple AppStore reviews scraper

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This is a simple script to get Apple AppStore reviews for you iOS application.

INSTALL Need python version 2.6 at least, not compatible with python 3.0. Additional modules: elementtree and argparse are required. To install this modules: % sudo easy_install elementtree % sudo easy_install argparse The output is given with UTF-8 charsets; if you are scraping non-english AppStore set the environment to use UTF: % export LANG=en_US.UTF-8 % export PYTHONIOENCODING=utf-8

USAGE AppStoreReviews.py [-h] [-i AppId] [-c "Name"] [-l]

  1. Get reviews for application id = 322550986 % AppStoreReviews.py -i 322550986
  2. Get reviews for application id = 322550986 in specific AppStore % AppStoreReviews.py -i 322550986 -c "united states"
  3. Get the list of known appstores % AppStoreReviews.py -l

USE AS A MODULE You can use it as a module in your python program. Just import it and use getReviews(appStoreId, appId) function to retrieve reviews for given country and application.

FUNCTIONS getReviews(appStoreId, appId) returns list of reviews for given AppStore ID and application Id return list format: [{"topic": unicode string, "review": unicode string, "rank": int}]

COPYRIGHTS Apple AppStore reviews scrapper version 2011-04-12 Tomek "Grych" Gryszkiewicz, [email protected] http://www.tg.pl

based on "Scraping AppStore Reviews" blog by Erica Sadun
 - http://blogs.oreilly.com/iphone/2008/08/scraping-appstore-reviews.html
AppStore codes are based on "appstore_reviews" by Jeremy Wohl
 - https://github.com/jeremywohl/iphone-scripts/blob/master/appstore_reviews
Open Source Agenda is not affiliated with "AppStoreReviews" Project. README Source: grych/AppStoreReviews
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