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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.


Dec 2, 2016

I have not found an easy way to learn how to code with python language. Mentor are really helpful and Dr Chuck is one of the most self explain professor that I have met in my three university career.

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May 17, 2020

Explanation of sockets in a more detailed way would be nice

By David S

Jan 5, 2016

Assignment Doings felt not that good as the courses before.

By Shubham V

Sep 13, 2020

Nice but i don't understand API program. Not well defined.


Jun 18, 2022

The web data was okay. I would prefer more csv file work.

By Gianluca P

Apr 7, 2020

It's a struggle to deal with the new assignment structure

By Cédric G

Nov 30, 2015

Great course but need to be updated to Python 3.x rules


Apr 16, 2020

very difficult course requires basics on API's and all


Feb 25, 2021

Quite Difficult to me. Gonna review the course later.

By Hruchank D L

May 29, 2020

The Xml topic and Jason Topic Should be more detailed


May 7, 2019

More exposure is required for the first time learners

By Ma T H

Jan 31, 2021

we would like to know detail more about json or xml.

By Astrid A

May 20, 2021

I found the last assignment too much copy and paste

By Max H

Nov 20, 2017

Not challenging enough. Can hack bad code and pass.

By Sereen A E

Jul 7, 2020

I think it needs more explaining and more lectures

By Joyce T M L

Jul 27, 2019

Find myself copying code with low understanding ..

By Rajnish K S

Sep 7, 2020

the course could'v been more descriptive nature.

By Yijun Y

Aug 11, 2018

too hard for students who know nothing about web

By José L

Dec 6, 2016

Nice course, with very introductory information.

By Rex M

Jul 22, 2020

The course material and assignment is too easy.

By Satyajeet Y

Apr 23, 2020

Concepts are very deep and mostly not required

By Michael B

Mar 15, 2018

Not intensive enough and not enough excersices

By Mostafa M K

Dec 20, 2020

There is too much data not related to python.

By Ted C

Sep 8, 2020

Wish there was more review before assignments


May 22, 2020

The last assignment reference is incorrect.

By Tatsunari W

Mar 16, 2017

There should be more programing exercises.