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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.

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.

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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 G

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

By farui

Nov 4, 2015

Charles did a great job. Very good lecturing.

But the course is not a full course.

By Eduardo O

Feb 15, 2021

Curso muy gráfico y explicito para manejo de archivos XML, JSON y API con python

By Muhammad A A

Oct 3, 2020

I don't know I did not understand this course very well I think this is too hard


May 29, 2020

some of codes syntax is old for assignmet and nevertheless it was a great course

By Mohamed S H

Jul 31, 2018

i liked this course but i think some of contents is not useful in technical life

By Navid P

Feb 5, 2018









eat course , it would have been even better if the examples were more

By Fanick A

Jan 13, 2016

Delivered in a simple yet effective way. And straight to the point. Useful to me

By Anthony

Dec 11, 2015

Nice course !

Clearly show us the knowledge and skills of python xml json and etc

By Kyle E J

Feb 25, 2021

He skims over some stuff that would be helpful for making sense of the programs

By Vaishali S

Jun 20, 2020

Really Nice course. The tutor has really explained the concepts very precisely.

By Kapishov Z G

Mar 27, 2020

week 6 is weak. Quite a big difference in difficulties between xml,json and API

By Wilton W

Jun 27, 2018

I've a strong feeling that I might be missing lots of things from this subject.

By cc

Dec 6, 2016

Useful,but not very deep.Succeeding in giving a general understanding of Python

By Dipu

Sep 26, 2016

very very impressive course, learn some interesting coding, concepts everyday !

By Pranav S K

Jun 24, 2020

It was good course to get a basic knowledge about web data access using python

By Danielle S

Jan 30, 2016

Wonderful lectures, excellent teacher, nice assignments, however bit too easy.