Esearch

DESCRIPTION

Esearchy is a small library capable of searching the internet for email addresses. Currently, the supported search methods are, but not limited to:

  • Search engines:

    • Google

    • Bing

    • Yahoo,

    • AltaVista

  • Social Engines:

  • Other Engines

    • PGP servers

    • Usenets

    • GoogleGroups Search

    • Spider

    • LDAP

But Searches do not stop there, ESearchy it also looks for emails inside:

  • PDF

  • DOC

  • DOCX

  • XLSX

  • PPTX

  • ODT

  • ODP

  • ODS

  • ODB

  • ASN

  • TXT

Once all the text is parsed within the file the emails are added to the list of found accounts.

In order to parse Microsoft Word (.doc):

  • You Either need a windows Platform with Word installed.

  • Install AntiWord. ( www.winfield.demon.nl/ )

  • Or if non of the above is on the OS, we perform a raw search inside the file.

NOTE: THIS IS STILL BEING DEVELOPED CODE IS SUBMITTED DAILY SO BE AWARE THAT CODE MIGHT NOT WORK PROPERLY AL THE TIME. IF SOMETHING GOES WRONG PLEASE RAISE AN ISSUE.

SUPPORT:

SYNOPSIS:

For now, there are two main ways of performing a search:

  • Executable CLI command

    esearchy -h

  • Library

For thouse who want to integrate this to their application you can use it in “the ruby way”

REQUIREMENTS:

  • ruby 1.8 or 1.9

  • cgi

  • pdf/reader

  • json

  • spidr

  • ldap

  • rubyzip ( Migrating to FreedomCoder-rubyzip 0.9.2 so it's 1.9 compatible)

INSTALL:

  • > sudo gem sources -a gems.github.com (If you do not have the repository)

  • > sudo gem install gemcutter

  • > sudo gem install esearchy

THANKS:

LICENSE:

(The MIT License)

Copyright © 2008 - 2009:

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the 'Software'), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

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