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When & Where
Date: 
Mon, April 24, 2017 - 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: 
Barrows 356: D-Lab Convening Room
Description
Type: 

Please note: This is a two-part workshop series. The first session will occur Monday, April 24 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm. The second session will occur Friday, April 28 from 2:00pm to 5:00pm. You can register for the second session here.

This two-part workshop series will teach you how to conduct webscraping in Python. We will cover the following topics:

  • How the web works
  • HTML / CSS
  • Manipulating a webpage with Google DevTools
  • Webscraping with Beautiful Soup
  • Scraping javascript-heavy and interactive sites with Selenium (Time Permitting) 

Prior knowledge: We will assume a basic knowledge of Python. Attendance at D-Lab's previous Python for Everythong workshop series should provide a sufficient foundation. 

Technology requirements: Laptop required. Please make sure you have the requisite software by following these instructions.

 

Details
Training Host: 
D-lab Facilitator: 
Chris Hench
Format Detail: 
interactive, hands-on
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