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Review Scraper

04-17-2009, 07:55 PM
#1
Joined: Nov 2008
Posts: 202
Review Scraper

So my latest app got rejected...

To cut a long story short... because the app is useful to other developers I released the full source to it, allowing other developers to utilize it.

http://code.google.com/p/reviewscraper/

Review Scraper is the ideal app to download App Store reviews on a global scale.

Developers can easily track what people are saying about their apps and see how it ranks in all the App Store countries.

Search for apps using a familiar interface.
Translate app reviews into your native language (language support is limited to what the Google Translation API supports).
Downloaded app reviews are saved and can be easily deleted.

This app was created due to my own need and an effort to learn Obj-C and Interface Builder.

I have no doubt this app and the codebase can be improved ten-fold, please contribute!

YouTube video of the app: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hJ-WiuYEKrk

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GeoSnake || Bugz || Review Scraper (Open Source)
04-18-2009, 07:31 AM
#2
Joined: Apr 2009
Location: Norway
Posts: 11
Wow, this one looks realy helpfull!
I'll defenitively download and use this app when I get the oppertunity to =D
Too bad it got rejected =(

Soon to be iPhone/iPod Touch game developer!

04-18-2009, 08:48 AM
#3
Quote:
Originally Posted by InsertWittyName View Post
So my latest app got rejected...

To cut a long story short... because the app is useful to other developers I released the full source to it, allowing other developers to utilize it.

http://code.google.com/p/reviewscraper/

Review Scraper is the ideal app to download App Store reviews on a global scale.

Developers can easily track what people are saying about their apps and see how it ranks in all the App Store countries.

Search for apps using a familiar interface.
Translate app reviews into your native language (language support is limited to what the Google Translation API supports).
Downloaded app reviews are saved and can be easily deleted.

This app was created due to my own need and an effort to learn Obj-C and Interface Builder.

I have no doubt this app and the codebase can be improved ten-fold, please contribute!

YouTube video of the app: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hJ-WiuYEKrk
Hmmm, does look very nicely done. It'll make a good complement to AppSales Mobile for use when I'm traveling and away from my Mac... SVN checkout in progress

Good job!

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04-18-2009, 11:22 AM
#4
Joined: Nov 2008
Location: Dublin, Ireland
Posts: 197
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This is an excellent App. I am really really disappointed for you that Apple rejected it. I would happily have paid for this. Thanks a million for open-sourcing. Do you have any other apps out there? I'll happily buy 1 or 2 to show my gratitude
04-18-2009, 12:28 PM
#5
Joined: Nov 2008
Posts: 202
See my signature for my apps.

Glad you like Review Scraper!

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GeoSnake || Bugz || Review Scraper (Open Source)
05-02-2009, 03:51 AM
#6
Joined: Dec 2008
Posts: 251
bumping for awsome app!
05-02-2009, 05:56 AM
#7
Joined: Nov 2008
Location: Portugal
Posts: 227
Very handy app, Thank you very much for giving it away. Might I ask why Apple Rejected it?
05-02-2009, 06:26 AM
#8
Joined: Nov 2008
Posts: 61
Very cool app, thanks for posting the source.
05-02-2009, 06:51 AM
#9
Joined: Apr 2009
Posts: 443
That's a great app. Why did Apple reject it?

Hey, anyone remember me? I used to be the #1 in Pygmies Eaten by T-Rex in PG.

I love to beta test. I've done about 5 or 6 apps. You can PM me if you want, I'm running an 8GB ipod Touch 2nd Generation. 3.1.2 Software also. Thanks.
05-02-2009, 07:03 AM
#10
Joined: Nov 2008
Posts: 202
Quote:
Violates section 3.3.7 of the iPhone SDK Agreement:

"Applications may not use any robot, spider, site search or other retrieval application or device to scrape, retrieve
or index services provided by Apple or its licensors, or to collect information about users for any unauthorized
purpose."
Glad you all like the app.

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Releases
GeoSnake || Bugz || Review Scraper (Open Source)