Stories from the Web Crawling trenches in Network Applications

How to Build a Super Simple HTTP Proxy in Perl in just 20 lines of code

Author: Mohan Ganesan

Date: Oct 1, 2023

Build a basic HTTP proxy server in Perl using less than 20 lines of code. Use rotating proxy service to avoid IP blocking.

Building a Super Simple HTTP Proxy in Ruby in just 9 lines of code

Author: Mohan Ganesan

Date: Oct 1, 2023

Building a Simple HTTP Proxy in Ruby. Learn how to create a basic HTTP proxy using Ruby's socket library and net/http. Also, discover the importance of using a rotating proxy service to avoid IP blocking.

How to Build a Super Simple HTTP proxy in Go in just 20 lines of code

Author: Mohan Ganesan

Date: Oct 1, 2023

Go is a great language for writing simple and efficient network applications. Learn how to build a basic HTTP proxy in Go in under 20 lines of code. To handle IP blocking, consider using a rotating proxy service like Proxies API.

Making Reverse DNS Lookups in Python with aiohttp

Author: Mohan Ganesan

Date: Mar 3, 2024

Perform reverse DNS lookups in Python using aiohttp for asynchronous requests and handle potential pitfalls.

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