Does this require knowing Java proficiently?

On Tue, Mar 6, 2018 at 10:51 AM Semyon Semyonov <>

> Here is an unpleasant truth - there is no up to date tutorial for Nutch.
> To make it even more interesting, sometimes the tutorial can contradict
> real behavior of Nutch, because of lately introduced features/bugs. If you
> find such cases, please try to fix and contribute to the project.
> Welcome to the open source world.
> Though, my recommendations as a person who started with Nutch less then a
> year ago :
> 1) If you just need a simple crawl, you are in luck. Simply run crawl
> script or several steps according to the Nutch crawl tutorial.
> 2) If it is bit more comlex you start to face problems either with
> configuration or with bugs. Therefore, first have a look at Nutch List
> Archive , if it doesnt work
> try to figure out yourself, if that doesnt work ask here or at developer
> list.
> 3) In most cases, you HAVE to open the code and fix/discover something.
> Nutch is really complicated system and to understand it properly you can
> easily spend 2-3 months trying to get the full basic understanding of the
> system. It gets even worse if you don't know Hadoop. If you dont I do
> recomend to read "Hadoop. The definitive guide", because, well, Nutch is
> Hadoop.
> Here we are, no pain, no gain.
> Sent: Tuesday, March 06, 2018 at 7:42 PM
> From: "Eric Valencia" <>
> To:
> Subject: Re: Need Tutorial on Nutch
> Thank you kindly Yash. Yes, I did try some of the tutorials actually but
> they seem to be missing the complete amount of steps required to
> successfully scrape in nutch.
> On Tue, Mar 6, 2018 at 10:37 AM Yash Thenuan Thenuan <
> wrote:
> > I would suggest to start with the documentation on nutch's website.
> > You can get a Idea about how to start crawling and all.
> > Apart from that there are no proper tutorials as such.
> > Just start crawling if you got stuck somewhere try to find something
> > related to that on Google and nutch mailing list archives.
> > Ask questions if nothing helps.
> >
> > On 7 Mar 2018 00:01, "Eric Valencia" <> wrote:
> >
> > I'm a beginner in Nutch and need the best tutorials to get started. Can
> > you guys let me know how you would advise yourselves if starting today
> > (like me)?
> >
> > Eric
> >

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