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When & Where
Date: 
Mon, May 23, 2016 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Tue, May 24, 2016 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Wed, May 25, 2016 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: 
D-Lab: Convening Room (356 Barrows Hall)
Description
Type: 

This workshop will cover how to extract data from the web using Python. We'll be covering both APIs and webscraping.

Topics Covered

  • How the web works
  • Accessing databases via RESTful APIs
  • HTML / CSS
  • Manipulating a webpage with Google DevTools
  • Webscraping with Beautiful Soup
  • Scraping javascript-heavy and interactive sites with Selenium

Requirements 

This workshop will be using the Python programming language. See the software requirements here.

We will assume a basic knowledge of Python. Attendance at D-Lab's previous Python Intensive workshop should provide a sufficient foundation.

 

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Details
Training Host: 
D-lab Facilitator: 
Susan Grand
Format Detail: 
Workshop