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DenNukem
Dec 21, 2008, 02:32 AM
I want to be able to enumerate the apps in the app store, find all the apps in a category, find the rating for each app, reviews etc. Help?



chbeer
Dec 21, 2008, 10:24 AM
If you ask more kindly, maybe someone would help you.

matthew858
Dec 21, 2008, 09:57 PM
You can use RSS feeds, but that's about all.

rayKreisel
Feb 5, 2010, 03:29 AM
Just try http://www.appstoresdk.com

firewood
Feb 5, 2010, 01:12 PM
iTunes gets its data using regular HTTP. You can right click in iTunes to get the URL links it uses. Then just connect to that URL using the iTunes user agent string (with curl or something), and you can scrape any and all data from the App store. Parsing the returned HTML (with a perl script or something) for the data you desire is left as an exercise for the student. Apple changes the format from time to time.

onik
Mar 25, 2010, 11:37 AM
iTunes gets its data using regular HTTP. You can right click in iTunes to get the URL links it uses. Then just connect to that URL using the iTunes user agent string (with curl or something), and you can scrape any and all data from the App store. Parsing the returned HTML (with a perl script or something) for the data you desire is left as an exercise for the student. Apple changes the format from time to time.

iTunes URLs need both app-name and app-ID. if it only needs app-IDs then one could generate every possible IDs and retrieve all appstore info. But putting app-names in the URLs makes it tough..