The easiest way to install Flyscrape is to use the following command. Note: This only works on macOS, Linux and WSL (Windows Subsystem for Linux).
curl -fsSL https://flyscrape.com/install | bash
If you are on macOS, you can install Flyscrape via Homebrew.
brew install flyscrape
Otherwise you can download and install Flyscrape by using one of the pre-compiled binaries.
Whether you are on macOS, Linux or Windows you can download one of the following archives to your local machine or visit the releases page on Github.
Unpack the downloaded archive by double-clicking on it or using the command line:
tar xf flyscrape_<os>_<arch>.tar.gz
After unpacking you should find a folder with the same name as the archive, which contains the
Change directory into it using:
In order to make the
flyscrape executable globally available, you can move it to either location in your
A good default location for that is
/usr/local/bin. So move it using the following command:
mv flyscrape /usr/local/bin/flyscrape
From here on you should be able to run
flyscrape from any directory on your machine. To verify you can run the following command.
If everything went to plan you should see Flyscrapes help text:
flyscrape is a standalone and scriptable web scraper for efficiently extracting data from websites.
flyscrape <command> [arguments]
new creates a sample scraping script
run runs a scraping script
dev watches and re-runs a scraping script