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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.


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 Jan V

Jan 17, 2016

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

By amine e i

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:)

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 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 Zhuying L

Mar 13, 2022

the course structure is well orgranized and the recommended schedule is resonable

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

By Ayush G

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