Definition of screen scraping in English:

screen scraping

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[mass noun]
  • The action of using a computer program to copy data from a website.
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    • You can implement an encryption algorithm or screen scraping on top of the Web Service call.
    • The account aggregation firm will then retrieve the information through a process known as " screen scraping ".
    • This application provides a more stable and structured alternative to "screen scraping" and similar techniques.

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