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Web scraping - August 2 #167

SaraMati opened this Issue May 23, 2018 · 2 comments


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SaraMati commented May 23, 2018

Introduction to Web Scraping in Python: Web scraping is about downloading structured data from the web, selecting some of that data, and passing along what you selected to another process.

Where: MADLab at Gerstein Science Information Centre
When: Thursday, August 2, 6:10-7:00 pm
Instructor: Riyad Parvez
What to bring: Your laptop with Python and preferably Jupyter lab/notebook installed
Please install Google Chrome, and the following Python packages:

  • httpie (neat command line utlity)
  • requests (to retrieve content)
  • beautifulsoup4 (to scrape HTML web page)

pip3 install -U httpie requests beautifulsoup4

Directions: MADLab is located in Gerstein Science Information Centre, Room B112 at the south end of the first lower level. Once you go through the main entrance of Gerstein, take a right turn down a corridor (across from the admin desk or just past the reading room), then take the stairs down and follow the signs to MADLab, the door should be open 10-15 minutes before the lesson.

@SaraMati SaraMati changed the title from Webscraping - August 2 to Webscraping - Aug 2 May 23, 2018

@SaraMati SaraMati changed the title from Webscraping - Aug 2 to Webscraping - August 2 May 23, 2018

@SaraMati SaraMati changed the title from Webscraping - August 2 to Web scraping - August 2 May 23, 2018


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