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Web Scraping with Python

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Practical Programming (3rd fl, code is 1212*)

49W 33rd St.

New York, NY 10001

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Web Scraping and Content Mining

Voted most interesting course in NYC.

Web Scraping is a method for extracting textual characters from websites so that they could be analyzed. Web scraping is sort of content mining, which means that you collect useful information from websites, including quotes, prices, news company info, etc.This method for gathering data is direct, either through looking at websites' html code or visual abstraction techniques using Python programming launguage.

We start workshop by exploring different methods to gather data from Web. We go through the whole process of gathering, storing and analyzing data. For our examples we use real-life financial quotes and Annual reports 10-K. During the course we learn how to use numerous Python libraries - Urllib, Requests, Wget, BeautifulSoup 4.0, SSL, PDFminer3k and others.

You will Learn:

  • BeautifulSoup Python Library

  • How to use Urllib and Requests

  • Regular Expressions patterns

  • Read and analyze PDF files

  • Store Data with CSV files

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