At import.io, quality is always considered to be an integral part of the implementation. As a Quality Assurance (QA) Manager, I manage functional testing, automation and quality management. This means that it’s my job to implement process as well as to ensure updates and new features are working with superior quality or without breaking the existing functionality. Testing every individual piece of functionality can be a laborious thing and in order to make this process more efficient, we employ an offshore team in India. I recently had the pleasure to spend 2 weeks in India training them and it gave me a chance to make some interesting observations about the process of outsourcing.Read More
A few weeks ago I did a webinar showing you how to use live web data to create a very simple app by integrating it into Google Sheets. During the webinar I got asked a very interesting question: “Can I use Google Sheets to combine a Connector and an Extractor?”. The answer is: Yes you can!
I have chosen 2 real-life use cases and created this webinar to show you how it’s done:Read More
My original plan for this webinar was to look at voice activation and some of the hacks that we made a few months ago. Unfortunately, due to a few technical difficulties, I wasn’t able to do this. But, bing the inventive guy I am I decided to wing it and show you more interesting tips and tricks you can use to pull data using our tool.Read More
For this webinar, Chris and I pretend to be the owner of a clothes shop - we’ll call it Chris and Alex Inc - C&A for short! Because Chris and I are savvy business men, we know that we need to compare the prices of what our competitors are selling their products at so we can be competitive. Traditionally, we’d have to get someone to manually go through the whole website and note down (on paper?) the price and item name leaving us with 1000s of piece of paper and some poor person in admin sorting it all out - not cool.Read More
As many as 185 dynasties in the US amassed a fortune of $1 billion or more. Collectively, they are worth $1.2 trillion and Forbes has just released the first comprehensive ranking of those richest clans of America. The Kennedys, the Rockefellers, the Waltons are only a few names that will ring a bell and bring to mind private airports, yachts and seaside villas.
The Walton, Koch and Mars families top the table, with $152 billion, $89 billion and $60 billion respectively. The first 24 clans pride themselves on wealth exceeding $10 billion.Read More
Getting data from sites with an infinite scroll can be somewhat challenging, so I’ve created this guide to help you out. It’s really easy and you don’t need to be an amazing coder to find out how, just a detective and an excel wizard.Read More
All of your import.io data sources are listed on your My Data page for easy access. But, once you have a lot of them, it can be tricky to scroll through and find the sources you need quickly.
To help, we give you the ability to save searches for data sources so that you can list them more easily. Say you have a lot of data sources (like me) and just want to find the extractors to Amazon.Read More