Introduction to Web Scraping Using Python and Beautiful Soup

Agenda

Web scraping is a very powerful tool to learn for any data professional. With web scraping, the entire internet becomes your database.

There are many services out there that augment their business data or even build out their entire business by using web scraping. Companies can also scrape product reviews from places like Amazon to stay up-to-date with what customers are saying about their products. Web scraping is only a small part of the big world of data science, if you are interested in learning more, check out our Data Science Bootcamp.

What you’ll learn:

  • The fundamentals of web scraping using the python library: beautiful soup
  • How to parse a web page into a data file (csv) using beautiful soup
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