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Ramblings of an avid Old School RuneScape player

Using the OSRSBox Item Database Python API - A tutorial covering how to use the Python API to query OSRS items

This post presents a quick introduction to the Python API that I have authored for my OSRSBox Item Database. The database contains every item in Old School RuneSc...

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Python, Tool, Database, Data Comments

Watercooler: PlayerScraper - A RuneLite Plugin to Dump Player Equipment - Development Discussion of an Unusual RuneLite Plugin that Scrapes Player Equipment

This post discusses the development process of a strange RuneLite plugin I authored to scrape players! Say what?! Simply put, the plugin scans a specific player a...

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Data is Beautiful: Analysis of Bank Standing Equipment - An analysis of 20,000 players and their bank standing equipment

This post discusses an analysis of the equipment of 20,000 Old School RuneScape players who were bank standing at the Grand Exchange. If you are interested in the...

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Scraping the Old School RuneScape (OSRS) Wiki - Part 3 - Extracting MediaWiki Wikitext and Infobox Information from the OSRS Wiki

This post discusses how to extract data scraped from the Old School RuneScape Wiki (referred to as the OSRS Wiki in the remainder of this post). This post is the ...

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Scraping, Wiki Comments

Scraping the Old School RuneScape (OSRS) Wiki - Part 2 - Programming with MediaWiki API Queries to extract data from the OSRS Wiki

This post discusses how to automate “scraping” of the Old School RuneScape Wiki website (referred to as the OSRS Wiki in the remainder of this post). In my last p...

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Scraping, Wiki Comments

Scraping the Old School RuneScape (OSRS) Wiki - Part 1 - Understanding the MediaWiki API provided by the OSRS Wiki

This post discusses how to “scrape” the Old School RuneScape Wiki website (referred to as the OSRS Wiki in the remainder of this post). However, the technique dis...

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Scraping, Wiki Comments

OpenRS Tutorial - Compiling and Using the OpenRS Cache Tools - Detailed guide on how to compile and use the tools from the OpenRS Project

This post outlines instructions for building (compiling) the open source OpenRS project that has the functionality to parse the OSRS cache. Bundled with the proje...

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Installing RuneLite on Ubuntu Linux - A tutorial covering how to correctly install RuneLite system-wide on Ubuntu Linux 18.04

This post documents how I installed RuneLite on a fresh Ubuntu Desktop Linux version 18.04 system. The general process to install and run RuneLite on Linux is pre...

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RuneLite, Linux Comments

WaterCooler: New OSRS Item ID Search Tool - Creating an OSRS Item ID and Item Name Search Tool

This post discusses a collection of new tools that I recently wrote and released on OSRSBox (website and GitHub). The OSRS Item Search tool is a web-based applica...

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Writing RuneLite Plugins - Part 3 - Creating a RuneLite Plugin Config Menu

This post discusses and provides code examples of how to author configuration menus for RuneLite plugins. This post is part of a series about writing RuneLite plu...

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