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Norconex HTTP Collector 2.8.0 released

Norconex is proud to announce the release of Norconex HTTP Collector version 2.8.0.  This release is accompanied by new releases of many related Norconex open-source products (Filesystem Collector, Importer, Committers, etc.), and together they bring dozens of new features and ... Read More...


Posted on November 26, 2017 by in Latest Releases


Enterprise Search Specialist Celebrates its 10 year anniversary.

  Letter from the President,   Do you know that Norconex turned 10 this year? That’s right, Norconex was founded in 2007 and I could not be prouder to be president of Norconex as we cross this important milestone. Our ... Read More...


Posted on June 23, 2017 by in Latest Events


An Open-Source Crawler That Feeds an SQL Database

Norconex released an SQL Committer for its open-source crawlers (Norconex Collectors).  This enables you to store your crawled information into an SQL database of your choice. To define an SQL database as your crawler’s target repository, follow these steps: Download ... Read More...


Posted on May 29, 2017 by in Latest Releases


An Open-Source Crawler for Microsoft Azure Search

Norconex just released a Microsoft Azure Search Committer for its open-source crawlers (Norconex Collectors).  This empowers Azure Search users with full-featured file system and web crawlers. If you have not yet discovered Norconex Collectors, head over to the Norconex Collectors website ... Read More...


Posted on May 23, 2017 by in Latest Releases


Diagrams for Norconex Crawlers

Norconex just made it easier to understand the inner-workings of its crawlers by creating clickable flow diagrams. Those diagrams are now available as part of both the Norconex HTTP Collector and Norconex Filesystem Collector websites. Clicking on a shape will ... Read More...


Posted on May 15, 2017 by in Latest Articles


Norconex HTTP and Filesystem Collector 2.7.0 released

Norconex released version 2.7.0 of both its HTTP Collector and Filesystem Collector.  This update, along with related component updates, introduces several interesting features. HTTP Collector changes The following items are specific to the HTTP Collector.  For changes applying to both the ... Read More...


Posted on April 26, 2017 by in Latest Releases


Norconex HTTP Collector 2.6.0 released

Norconex has released version 2.6.0 of its HTTP Collector web crawler! Among new features, an upgrade of its Importer module brings new document parsing and manipulating capabilities. Some of the changes highlighted here also benefit the Norconex Filesystem Collector. New ... Read More...


Posted on August 25, 2016 by in Latest Releases


Norconex renews its girls’ soccer sponsorships

Since the first FIFA Women's World Cup in 1991, interest in playing and watching women’s soccer has only increased. Around the world, more girls than ever before are playing the beautiful game that not only provides obvious health benefits but ... Read More...


Posted on June 23, 2016 by in Latest Events


Norconex HTTP Collector 2.5.0 released

Norconex has released Norconex HTTP Collector version 2.5.0! This new version of our open source web crawler was released to help minimize your re-crawling frequencies and download delays, and it allows you to specify a locale for date parsing/formatting. The ... Read More...


Posted on June 3, 2016 by in Latest Releases


An Open-Source Crawler for Amazon CloudSearch

Norconex just released an Amazon CloudSearch Committer module for its open-source crawlers (Norconex “Collectors”). This is an especially useful contribution to CloudSearch users given that CloudSearch does not have its own crawlers. If you’re not yet familiar with Norconex Collectors, ... Read More...


Posted on April 28, 2016 by in Latest Releases