Gzip and upload crawled files to S3 with Scrapy

Just wanted to drop a quick note if any one lands here and is struggling with the problem of using Scrapy’s build-in S3 feed storage and wants to upload the feed/file created by scrapy to S3 as gzipped file.

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Steep on PS4

Being an angry gamer can be costly. Controllers aren’t cheap and normally go for $80 depending on the console. I don’t even want to think about all the extra costs I’ve made buying new controllers when I was younger. Luckily, I haven’t gotten any of those angry moments for a long time… Until I started playing Steep for the PS4.

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Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End on PS4

When I was 12 years old I was the only person in my class with a Playstation 1. Everyone else owned a Nintendo 64.  It’s something that is even more clear in the ” 90s nostalgia” world we live in today. How often do you see a post/meme on social media or reddit talking about Goldeneye, Zelda, Mario Kart or Smash Brothers in comparison to any PS1 game?

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Re:dash: finding the perfect Analysis tools

Re:dash is an open source data collaboration and visualisation tool that allows you to share dashboards across your business. Designed because of the bloated other tools that data teams had to use when connecting to Redshift.

We’ve trailed the open-source version (release of late 2016: 0.12) and you can see what I think about the tool in the review below.

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The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt on PS4

I’ve always understood the appeal of an open-world game but never enjoyed it as much as the rest of my friends. Especially when it comes down to Grand Theft Auto, Saints Row or Watch Dogs. So when I started to play Skyrim a couple of years ago I wasn’t expecting much..

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