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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 Lokesh P

Jul 29, 2018

Nice course. learn exactly given in description. Thank you

By Anvith

Oct 10, 2020

It was one of the best online course I've had in a while.

By Bharadwaja R

Jul 7, 2020

More challenging problems could be given for assignments.


Feb 25, 2020

I great but it will be awesome if projects are included.

By Awnind A S

Feb 22, 2020

Examples can be more complex. Course is very good though.

By Marcelo D

Nov 19, 2019

Excelent course! Very complete and useful. I recommend it

By Markus K

Aug 26, 2017

Good course to get some tools to make APi requests easily

By 凌动

Jul 13, 2016

I still have a confused feeling of this course's content.

By Harsh G

Aug 7, 2020

some more info must be provided for detailed programming

By S V H N

May 19, 2020

Needs more and more practice to comply with the content.

By Shaon A

May 12, 2020

Well, a bit complex for me. I will do that course again.


Apr 3, 2019

Good for first try to make a Web Data Searching Solution

By Mohamed H R

Sep 10, 2019

the professor is very good but this course was dificult

By Saku N

Mar 24, 2018

Lots of talking, very little coding. Cool stuff though.

By Emmanuel C

Jan 7, 2022

This course needs to be updated for examples of week 6

By Ankit P

Sep 19, 2021

I loved it, need more questions to solve, relevant one

By Guilherme V

Aug 9, 2020

It's an ok course. The content is very relevant though


Feb 24, 2019

Good to understand basics of web access through python

By Deepak p

Jan 27, 2019

It made it so easy to learn accessing web data easily.

By Qian S

Nov 25, 2018

Really hope to get more detailed practice and courses.

By Salazar C D M

Nov 17, 2016

it just could go deeper, but it is a very nice course!

By Minghui L

Apr 10, 2016

Good as introduction course, but short of deep digging

By Patryk H

Dec 4, 2015

Great Course. But assingments were to easy to do... :)

By Mohd S

Mar 21, 2022

F​undamental of Web Scraping are covered holistically


Nov 7, 2020

This course was more difficult than the previous one.