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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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Sep 6, 2021

This is a great course. I highly recommand that. The complexity is incleasing since the Getting started but this also increases the motivation to go further doing interesting stuffs of the real world.

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.

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By Martin L

Dec 27, 2016

great course although a few things seemed to be outside of both the course and the book.

By Shubham K

Mar 2, 2016

little more information of the supporting programs that we are using should be provided.

By Juan C L

Dec 8, 2015

Good course. Nice introduction to python

web tools. Cool explanations.Highly advisable

By sumit k

Nov 26, 2020

An excellent course to learn about the connection between web and python, JSON and API.

By Craig H

Sep 1, 2020

Lectures felt rushed at times, but otherwise a good, brief overview on a complex topic.

By Viddya K

Jul 16, 2020

Kept me glued to my laptop. Every graded tool assignment was very interesting to solve.

By Syed S A

May 10, 2020

This course provide good insights working with the networking and web data with python.


Apr 10, 2020

Thank you Coursera for your initiative to make this courses free during this pandemic.

By Gustavo R E

Sep 10, 2019

it is confusing, I would suggest a greater approach to python before taking this course


Mar 7, 2019

i feel like there could be more details added to "why" and "how".

But anyway i liked it.

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.

By Rajeev J

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:)