Navigate on HTML documents through BeautifulSoup and CSS selectors
Interact with web pages and APIs through Requests
Use the Browser DevTools for doing web scraping detective work
By the end of this project, you will have a grasp of the essentials for extracting data from most of the websites on the internet. This includes the usage of BeautifulSoup for getting elements through patterns, Browser DevTools for pattern investigation, and Requests for managing the interface with the servers. This course will be useful for anyone dealing with extracting web data from pages and APIs in a regular basis This guided project is for people that would benefit of being able to extract data from the internet through Python. This of interest to marketers, analysts and data scientists. Basic Python is recommended. Note: This course works best for learners who are based in the North America region. We’re currently working on providing the same experience in other regions.
In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:
Load webpages into Python through requests
Access elements and attributes inside HTML pages
Search for elements with given classes and attributes
Use the browser developer tools as a detective toolkit
Use CSS selectors for searching complex patterns
Send POST, PUT and PATCH data with modified headers
Authenticate and maintain connection state through sessions and cookies
Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required
In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step
This is a very basic introductory course for people who are complete beginners to Web Scraping. Good job!
Learned the basics of Web Scraping with BeautifulSoup in a Beautiful way!
Nice session on web scraping using BS4 i.e Beautiful soup.
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