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About the Course

This course will show how one can treat the Internet as a source of data. We will scrape, parse, and read web data as well as access data using web APIs. We will work with HTML, XML, and JSON data formats in Python. This course will cover Chapters 11-13 of the textbook “Python for Everybody”. To succeed in this course, you should be familiar with the material covered in Chapters 1-10 of the textbook and the first two courses in this specialization. These topics include variables and expressions, conditional execution (loops, branching, and try/except), functions, Python data structures (strings, lists, dictionaries, and tuples), and manipulating files. This course covers Python 3....
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Jun 18, 2020

This course was really interesting and did a good job introducing complicated topics in usefully simplified form. It was a pleasure to listen to the instructor and I got everything I wanted out of it.


Jun 6, 2019

Getting a bit more challenging than the earlier courses in the specialization. The exercises require more struggle, but all the information is there. Another step along the way. Thank you, Dr. Chuck!

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By Shashank K

Jul 7, 2020

a good course giving insights for accessing web data

By Oscar F R P

May 9, 2020

SSL certificates and APIs use part is not that deep.


Jun 15, 2019

Thanks to Dr. Charles and team, well formed syllabus

By Chunsi

May 24, 2019

getting more understanding but also more brainstorm.

By Petio P

Jan 5, 2017

Excellent course. Needs some more practice material.


Jul 22, 2016

something not clearly explained, maybe I was stupid.

By Carlos A

Nov 29, 2015

Permite voce se aprofundar mais depois. Otimo curso.

By ian

Jan 2, 2021

Somewhat difficult to grasp for a beginner like me.

By Estella

Oct 24, 2020

Some videos are too general to do the assignment...

By Bhavesh D

Aug 12, 2020

Awesome. Though it got too complex towards the end.

By Ong K S

May 20, 2017

Excellent course. I can't believe I get through it.

By Stephan S

Nov 16, 2016

To easy, but maybe im not the right target audience

By Elmeri P

Dec 29, 2015

Good lectures, good assignments and good professor.

By Sina Z

Jul 13, 2022

Overall course was good but it needs more homworks

By Nay W A

Jul 28, 2020

It is a good course for everybody and I love this.

By Hassan S

May 31, 2020

it was great course as an intro to python with web

By Murat B

May 20, 2020

IT was more challenging than the previous courses.

By Somesh S

Apr 17, 2020

Very great course... Thank you Prof Dr.Charles ...

By Victor H C C

Nov 25, 2018

Too fast passed but a life changing course indeed!

By Greg L

Jul 5, 2017

No programming challenge at all in this. Too easy.

By Roberto C L

Apr 5, 2017

Una forma variada e interesante de aprender python

By Priyankar K

Dec 30, 2015

Great course to get you started with web scraping.

By Ioannis S

Dec 15, 2015

Useful stuff. Room for more difficult assignments.

By Jeet P

Nov 15, 2020

There was some glitch in week 6 second assignment

By Lakshman A

Oct 20, 2020

Subtitles are not proper but the rest is perfect.