To get data from a screen like a web page or mainframe (green screen) using a program. The program must parse the web page source (HTML) and look for hints, like field label tags. For mainframes is much easier since the screen is just a flat ASCII string.
Screen scrape eBay or Amazon pages and collect product offerings and prices.
by bonner June 28, 2006
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A term used to define a computing process that no one knows anything about.
So does that remote viewer screenscrape or what?
by pussygalore March 03, 2003