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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 16, 2017

Excellent course with in depth explanations. It is well structured. It learn to access Web Data from very basics to optimum level. It help me to understand details of using Python to Access Web Data.

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By Ravi K S

Jan 30, 2020

The course gave overview of the chapters. Need more detail lessons.

By Matthew S

Nov 22, 2017

I've learned a lot in a pretty short span. Well thought out course

By Yixuan Z

Sep 5, 2016

Maybe too easy and too less exercises. The lectures are very clear.

By Michael H

Feb 29, 2016

The course is great and it definitely left me wanting more content.

By Vashesh J

Oct 11, 2021

API could have been explained slowly and in a more detailed format

By Muhammad S I

Aug 7, 2020

Great introduction on web services, Web APIs and its applications.


May 21, 2020

Quite hard to grasp at first... But you'll understand in practice.


May 16, 2020

good course gives you basic level idea about web scraping,Api ,etc

By Heng C

Feb 15, 2020

The courses in week 6 is challenging and abstracted. But I made it

By Hong A N

Jul 7, 2019

I find that the exemples are not always very simple to understand.

By Anand V S

Aug 12, 2018

I hope we covered requests library to post data to forms here too.

By Enrique V

Jul 30, 2018

Great course and materials, assignments could be more challenging.

By Niels

Sep 19, 2016

I really like this course. I will recommend this to all beginners.

By NickRusso

Jan 27, 2016

Needs updating to python 3 and the requests library to get 5 stars

By Michael L

Dec 2, 2015

A few glitches in the assignment content, but overall pretty good.

By Martijn L G

Nov 28, 2015

Practical hands-on real life examples, excersises and assignments!

By Sayan C

May 25, 2020

Very wonderful course content and its delivery by the instructor.

By Minhaj A A

Nov 28, 2019

Tougher than expected, requires more time to understand concepts.

By Archishman R

Sep 21, 2017

This course was also very nice and useful, like its predecessors.

By Varshitha B R

May 18, 2020

Had a great experience learning access to web data using python.

By Chandramouli V

Jul 7, 2019

Very succinct and good way of introducing Service architectures.

By Ilnur M

Apr 22, 2019

Felt to difficult to understand at times, but overall I liked it

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