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Webbots, Spiders, and Screen Scrapers by Michael Schrenk

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Chapter 1. WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU?

Whether you're a software developer looking for new skills or a business leader looking for a competitive advantage, this chapter is where you will discover how webbots create opportunities.

Uncovering the Internet's True Potential

Webbots present a virtually untapped resource for software developers and business leaders. This is because the public has yet to realize that most of the Internet's potential lies outside the capability of the existing browser/website paradigm. For example, in today's world, people are satisfied with pointing a browser at a website and using whatever information or services they find there. With webbots, the focus of the Internet will shift from what's available on individual websites ...

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