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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.


Apr 23, 2020

Great course. The lectures are clear and thorough. The assignments are challenging yet doable. The only thing I would like is to see more assignments to get more practice with the techniques learned.

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By Lin Z

Mar 12, 2019

interesting material on how to use Python to extract data online

By Ikseon K

Feb 22, 2018

Dr. Chuck is very enthusiastic and good at teaching. :) Awesome!

By Francois H

Apr 20, 2021

Very often twice the same subject treated in 2 following videos

By Dhruv M

Aug 26, 2020

Overall good experience but I am expecting it more challenging.

By Anshu L

May 17, 2020

Tough but to the mark, no stone of knowledge left unturned! : )

By Devansh K

May 16, 2020

Needed some more explaining, especially in the Twitter API part

By Deleted A

May 10, 2020

Compare to the two previous courses, I confuse with this course

By Sathish K G

Aug 9, 2019

Learnt a lot about webservices XML Json regex network sockets .

By Guillaume S

Jul 17, 2018

Good explanations and practical stuff to get data from the web!

By David C

Jun 7, 2016

Pretty straight forward to do assignments based on sample codes

By ashvini d

Jul 31, 2020

this course help me to enhance my knowledge in web devlopment

By Wenqin L

Jul 27, 2019

Some content of lecture in week5,6 can't cover its assignment.

By Yilun Z

Sep 8, 2017

If there are more assignments for practice, it will be better.

By Arindam R

Feb 10, 2016

Very helpful topics...Best xml and json parsing lectures ever.

By Jaegeun H

Jan 19, 2016

Simple, Concise, kind and fun explanations on web data access.

By Guillermo P

Nov 7, 2015

Nice lessons but the assignments were very easy, no challenge.

By Sahil L

Jul 30, 2020

This course can be taught in more detail that it is currently

By gaganjot s

Oct 10, 2019

It was good but seem sudden to me to grasp those new concepts

By Arbër B

Feb 11, 2019

Good, but too many extra videos and quite buggy assignments .


Mar 31, 2021

Real world course, it exposed me to something new. Thank you

By Pratyush K S

Jun 3, 2020

Sort and Very well explained course, I learnt new techniques


Aug 27, 2020

Some topics are not explained as well as in courses 1 and 2

By Pulkit S

Jun 23, 2020

Json files should be explained in much better and easy way.

By Mundhra J

Apr 20, 2020

Could've been better with more examples but overall amazing

By Deepak w

Dec 24, 2019

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