Build a Web Scraper with Python
What you'll learn
- Create files in Python
- Create directories in Python
- Create functions that can scrape the web
- Build complete web scraper script
- Pull out data from any web page
- Computer with Windows or MAC
- Internet connection
- Basic knowledge of how to create a function in python
This courses will teach you how to build a bot/script that is capable of collecting important data from the web. The good news about this course is that you don't need advanced knowledge in Python nor in any programming language. All you need is just simple knowledge of how to create simple Python functions.
The amount of data that is present on the intent today is insanely huge. The days where you would just copy and paste data from several web pages are gone because it will take you forever to collect a huge amount of data. Therefore, creating a script that is capable of gathering up data from web pages comes in handy. It will save a massive amount of time. Not to mention that it will also gather up data from the web in a organized file where you don't have to spent time and money fixing up collected data.
By the end of this course you will have built a script using Python programming language that is capable of gathering data from the web.
Why should you take this course?
There are many reasons why this course is extremely important. First and most prominently is that you will learn one of the most important capabilities of Python. As you know, Python is pretty much able to do anything! But it's great for certain areas than others. It's undoubtedly the best language to use when it comes to data since, machine learning and web scraping. So let me list out why you should take this course:
1. You can specialize in web scraping after taking this course.
2. You will intensify your skills in Python.
3. You will be able to modify the script for your own goal.
4. You will have a new skill in you resume.
What you will learn in this course?
1. Create directories.
2. Create files.
3. Write to files
4. Modify files.
5. Delete files.
6. How to use BeautifulSoup library.
7. How to write a python function that can scrape the web.
8. How functions that scrape the web work together.
9. How to write a script that is effective enough to get specific piece of data from the web.
10. Much much more...
Note: The project that will be created throughout this course will be provided so that you can download it and use it for commercial and non-commercial purposes.
Who this course is for:
- Web developers
- Data scientists
- Data gatherers
- Programmers who want to learn a new skill in python
Hi, it's Mustafa Alawi, a Software engineer & entrepreneur. I've basically seven years of experience in web development & software development. I also work as a consultant helping small-businesses. And have a great passion for business & entrepreneurship and founded CalmAndCode.
I like teaching people and providing them with the knowledge that I have as I'm talented at simplifying complex theories and matters. And one of my goals is to help my students find success and reach their goals.
My way of teaching focuses on helping students applying what they learn to make sure they're capable of using what they learn in the real world.
Moreover, I work on entrepreneurial projects from time to time.