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What you will learn

  • Use regular expressions to extract data from strings

  • Understand the protocols web browsers use to retrieve documents and web apps

  • Retrieve data from websites and APIs using Python

  • Work with XML (eXtensible Markup Language) data

Skills you will gain

JsonXmlPython ProgrammingWeb Scraping

Learner Career Outcomes

29%

started a new career after completing these courses

30%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

15%

got a pay increase or promotion
Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Approx. 19 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Getting Started

3 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 21 min), 5 readings, 2 quizzes
6 videos
Welcome to Python - Guido van Rossum1m
Windows 10: Installing Python and Writing A Program8m
Windows: Taking Screen Shots2m
Macintosh: Using Python and Writing A Program4m
Macintosh: Taking Screen Shots4m
5 readings
Python Textbook10m
Help us learn more about you!10m
Welcome to Python 310m
Notes on Choice of Text Editor10m
Notice for Auditing Learners: Assignment Submission10m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Regular Expressions (Chapter 11)

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 44 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
4 videos
11.2 - Extracting Data15m
Bonus: Office Hours - Den Haag2m
Bonus Interview: Bjarne Stroustrup - C++15m
1 reading
Python Regular Expression Quick Guide10m
1 practice exercise
Regular Expressions30m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Networks and Sockets (Chapter 12)

3 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 68 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
8 videos
12.2 - Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)14m
Worked Example: Sockets (Chapter 12)6m
Using the Developer Console to Explore HTTP10m
Bonus: Leonard Kleinrock - The First Two Packets on the ARPANET13m
Bonus Video: Robert Cailliau - co-Inventor of the Web9m
Bonus: Office Hours - Atlanta GA (Buckhead)3m
Fun: Dr. Chuck @ CNN Reading the News4m
1 reading
If You Want to Learn More10m
1 practice exercise
Networks and Sockets30m
Week
4

Week 4

4 hours to complete

Programs that Surf the Web (Chapter 12)

4 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 58 min), 1 reading, 3 quizzes
8 videos
12.4 - Retrieving Web Pages6m
Worked Example: Using Urllib (Chapter 12)3m
12.5 - Parsing Web Pages9m
Worked Example: BeautifulSoup (Chapter 12)9m
Bonus: Office Hours - Montreal4m
Bonus Interview: Tim Berners-Lee - Inventing the Web1m
Fun: I Got My Mojo Working - Geneva, Switzerland5m
1 reading
Notes Regarding the Use of BeautifulSoup10m
1 practice exercise
Reading Web Data From Python30m

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