Posts Tagged ‘alexa’

HumairAhmed.com: Top 500,000 Websites in US – Not Bad for a Blog!

Wednesday, December 28th, 2011

BloggingWell, it looks like I’ve finally broken into the top 500,000 websites in the US in terms of traffic according to Alexa. Not bad for a semi-periodically updated blog I suppose. Most sites, especially personal blogs, don’t even make the ranking let alone break the 1,000,000 barrier. My global ranking is still around 4,000,000 to 5,000,000, which is still good for a blog. (more…)

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Screen Scraping with Perl to get the top 25 Websites and the Web Servers they use

Friday, October 21st, 2011

This was a really fun little script I wrote that I thought I would share with everyone. I basically wrote a Perl script using the popular LWP Perl module to screen scrape and obtain the top 25 sites and the web servers they use. Once I screen scrape to get the relevant website, I am able to send a specific request to the server to obtain further information. (more…)

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