Web scraping with Python

During this training, you will learn how to collect data from the web using web scraping. We gain the necessary insight in HTTP traffic and how to scrape static and dynamic web pages, using specialised Python libraries, such as Requests and Beautiful Soup.

Schedule

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23 Apr1Woerden 500 EUR (exempt from VAT)
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Intended for

This course is aimed at whoever wants to obtain data using web scraping: data analysts, application developers, auditors ...

Background

Participants should be familiar with basic Python syntax (see Python fundamentals course).

Main topics

  • Introduction to web traffic and HTTP
  • Extracting data from HTML documents
  • Dealing with dynamic web content, CSS and JavaScript
  • Web scraping tools - Python libraries
  • Requests
  • Beautiful Soup
  • Selenium
  • Automating a web scraping workflow

Training method

Classroom training with demos and practical exercises.

Duration

1 day.

Course leader

Arnout Veugelen.


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