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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.

Jul 2, 2017

This course is great to introduce you to regular expression, HTML, XML and JSON. Based on this course, you may dive into many other materials to further learning how to use python to access web data.

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By Dipin S

Jun 26, 2017

Some information about json and how its dictionaries and list could be better explained

By Rupi J

Jul 7, 2021

Good Course. Chuck is a very patient instructor tries to explain everything thoroughly

By Gourav G

Aug 14, 2020

it is very useful to develop coding skill and using brain to figure out the solutions.

By Zhexu J

Aug 3, 2020

The overall content was good, but the assignment could be a bit more content-oriented.

By Yonatan F

Oct 1, 2019

the final week needs a bit more hands on specific examples to understand the material.

By Thomas T

May 14, 2019

The assignment 2 of week 6 was confusing and the course wasn't quit prepared for that.

By Jan V

Jan 17, 2016

Simple and basic intro to Python. Instructive interviews with Internet personalities.


Jul 8, 2020

this is a wonderfull cours i take from it a lot of information so thank you so much.

By Benjamin E

Sep 18, 2019

Very good overall. However, I feel that the assignment could have been more thorough.


Jun 26, 2018

I would have given it full 5 stars if this course would have more real time examples.

By 丰卉

Sep 25, 2016

Compared with last two courses, this course is a little more difficult to understand.

By Matthew L W R

Dec 2, 2017

this course escalated in difficulty quite steeply. but covered some powerful topics.

By Mark M

Jul 25, 2017

Very good as most of the courses. However I missed some intro into web applications.

By Devyani P

Jul 23, 2020

It has been a great course with practical and real life problem solving assignments

By Maciej P

Sep 18, 2019

Overall great entry-level course to API's, xml and JSON - Dr Chuck is really cool:)

By Michal S

Feb 7, 2019

The course is awesome, but I had different expectations about the difficulty level.

By anat y

Oct 31, 2016

Great course for those who are complete beginners! the exercises are a bit too easy

By Sabrina P

Apr 27, 2016

Great class. I like the pace and I am learning a lot of useful ways to use python.

By Maria

Apr 12, 2021

Love the instructor and explanations, but wish we had more practice and exercises.

By Siddhartha R P

Nov 8, 2020

The assignments were really good and updated from last few modules in this course.

By Soeren P

Sep 28, 2020

Great course, but less relevant for me compared with the other ones in the series.

By Sachin K

May 19, 2020

I kind of like this course. the study material is very supportive and exploratory.

By Jeremy R

Jul 27, 2018

Great course,

Feel like more time should've been invested into JSON and REST API's

By Hansika P

Jul 13, 2020

This course was comparatively harder than the other courses of the Specialization

By Ashutosh R

May 16, 2020

great i guess i need little bit of practice on those web access codes