Learn Web Scraping with Python from Scratch

Python Web Scraping Tutorial. Use BeautifulSoup & Requests to scrape & crawl Craigslist directory with Python
Free tutorial
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Learn Web Scraping with Python from Scratch
Free tutorial
Rating: 4.3 out of 5 (1,565 ratings)
35,672 students
Installing Python Web Scraping libraries, BeautifulSoup & Requests.
Extracting URLs from a webpage.
Scraping text data from a webpage.
Crawling multiple webpages and scraping data from each of them.
Handling navigation links and move to next pages.
Saving scraped data into a CSV file with Pandas.
Overview about other popular web scraping frameworks.

Requirements

  • Basic knowledge of Python programming

Description

Q. Do you want to extract data from a specific website but it takes a lot of time doing so manually?

A. Web Scraping is the process of automating data extraction from websites.


Q. Do you see many Web Scraping jobs, but you do not feel confident enough to apply?

A. This Web Scraping tutorial will teach you how web scrape a real-life project from a to z.


When the webpage structure is so complicated, making it difficult to extract specific pieces of data, or when you need to open so many pages to extract data from each of them, the manual process can become boring and time-wasting, and that is when automated Web Scraping can make the process more efficient and effective.


In this Web Scraping tutorial:

  • Grasp Python Web Scraping fundamentals.

  • Use BeautifulSoup & Requests to scrape & crawl Craigslist with Python

  • Learn how to save your scraped output to a CSV / Excel file.

  • Understand the difference between Web Scraping Python libraries and frameworks.


So let's start your Web Scraping real-life project.



Who this course is for:

  • Python developers and students who are new to Web Scraping

Course content

3 sections • 11 lectures • 31m total length
  • Web Scraping Course Overview
    01:28
  • Installing BeautifulSoup & Requests
    00:58
  • URL Extraction
    03:07
  • Web Scraping Craigslist - Titles
    01:51
  • Web Scraping Craigslist - Job Details Wrapper
    03:27
  • Web Scraping Craigslist - Job Description Page
    02:57
  • Crawling & Scraping Next Pages
    02:36
  • Saving Output to CSV File
    04:22

Instructor

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GoTrained Academy
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