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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 Murat B

May 20, 2020

IT was more challenging than the previous courses.

By Somesh S

Apr 17, 2020

Very great course... Thank you Prof Dr.Charles ...

By Victor H C C

Nov 25, 2018

Too fast passed but a life changing course indeed!

By Greg L

Jul 5, 2017

No programming challenge at all in this. Too easy.

By Roberto C L

Apr 5, 2017

Una forma variada e interesante de aprender python

By Priyankar K

Dec 30, 2015

Great course to get you started with web scraping.

By Ioannis S

Dec 15, 2015

Useful stuff. Room for more difficult assignments.

By Jeet P

Nov 15, 2020

There was some glitch in week 6 second assignment

By Lakshman A

Oct 20, 2020

Subtitles are not proper but the rest is perfect.


Jul 28, 2020

It was a nice experience. Learnt a lot of stuffs.

By Stefano L G

Jun 2, 2020

Maybe some exercises could use better explanation

By Jaymit S

May 9, 2020

Should have gone deeper for better understanding.


May 7, 2020

More examples in this section can be more helpful

By Rohit

Dec 2, 2016

It Feels VEry Good Learning Python from Dr.Chucks

By 万一木

Jan 13, 2016

Too easy for accessing web data, with many bonus.

By Pradnyesh j d

Jun 26, 2020

I got a basic idea about how to access web data.


Jun 17, 2020

Overall Excellent.But somemore clarity is needed

By Haakon R

Nov 27, 2019

Felt the assignments could less copy-paste-based

By Pranav G

Oct 10, 2018

Great Work by Dr. Chuck . He is a great teacher.

By Євген П

Aug 7, 2017

Everything is simple and clear. Good explanation

By mohammad g

Jul 14, 2021

too hard and to little explanations for them :(

By Sara M A

Jul 5, 2020

A little bit too hard and so much extra reading


Dec 10, 2019

The course is well design and easy to follow up

By Nicolás F G

Apr 15, 2017

Quite practical for web information retrieving.

By Kun Z

Nov 16, 2015

simple but useful, Dr Chuck is a great teacher