Scraping and Data Mining for Beginners and Pros

Data mining visually or programmatically, learn everything you need in a fast pace 30 minute course
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  • Lectures 13
  • Length 24 mins
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 4/2014 English

Course Description

For Busy People Only!

Learn everything you need to know about converting web sit es into data. We'll focus on the 20% that gets the 80% job done.

We'll cover data mining approaches for journalists, growth hackers, data scientists and anyone who's fascinated about seeing the big picture.

Presented are Visual tools and Programmatic tools that you can get started with, making the course accessible for both beginners and more experienced developers.

We'll show you how data is represented, navigated and accessed. We'll briefly talk about other mechanisms like API stores, data stores and official APIs and their pros/cons.

If you're busy, and want to learn how to unlock the power of data in 30 minutes, check this course out.

What are the requirements?

  • Minimal development experience

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Learn about data mining and scraping
  • Look at alternative approaches
  • Gain hands-on experience on how to do it

Who is the target audience?

  • People interested in Data

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Intro
Section 2: Visual Scraping
Import IO Intro
Section 3: Programmatic Scraping
First Programmatic Scrape
[DEMO] Your first code scrape
First Programmatic Scrape Summary
Section 4: Extracting Multiple Elements from a Single Page
Extracting Multiple Elements
[DEMO] Extracting a Single Page
Extract Multiple Elements Summary
Section 5: Multi Page Scraping
Extracting LinkedIn URLs from Google
[DEMO] Extracting elements from multiple pages
Section 6: Urban Spoon
Extracting different types of elements from a single page
[DEMO] Scraping a list of elements
Section 7: Finale
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Software Engineer turned Program Manager, I'm passionate about people-empowering technology. Throughout the years, I've been involved with robotics, image processing, computer vision, biomedical research, volunteering groups, machine learning and teaching.

My courses on Udemy are braindumps of how I explore new tools and topics, distilled to the bare minimum time needed to capture the most important lessons to be learned.

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