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When & Where
Date: 
Mon, September 19, 2016 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Wed, September 21, 2016 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: 
Barrows 356: D-Lab Convening Room
Description
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Please note: This is a two-part workshop series. The first session will occur Monday, September 19 from 10:00am to 12:00pm. The second session will occur Wednesdsay, September 21 from 10:00am to 12:00pm. If you are registered for the September 19 session, your registration is valid for both days.

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 Intensive workshop should provide a sufficient foundation. 

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

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Details
Training Host: 
D-lab Facilitator: 
Stephanie Smith
Format Detail: 
Interactive
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