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Web Scraping with Python
Web Scraping and Content Mining. How To Scrape Amazon Product Details and Pricing using Python! Voted most interesting course in NYC. YOU MUST RSVP here, Paid class: This workshop meets for three hours, 6.00pm - 9.00 pm Web Scraping is a method for extracting textual characters from websites so that they could be analyzed. Web scraping is sort of content mining, which means that you collect useful information from websites, including quotes, prices, news company info, etc. This method for gathering data is direct, either through looking at websites' html code or visual abstraction techniques using Python programming language. We start workshop by exploring different methods to gather data from Web. We go through the whole process of gathering, storing and analyzing data. For our examples we use real-life financial quotes and Annual reports 10-K. During the course we learn how to use numerous Python libraries - Urllib, Requests, Wget, BeautifulSoup 4.0, SSL, PDFminer3k, Twitter and others. You will Learn: - BeautifulSoup Python Library - How to use Urllib and Requests - Scrape Amazon and compare prices - Read and analyze PDF files - Store Data with CSV files - Create Twitter app - Build Custom Google Search Engine • What to bring Bring your laptop

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Intimidated by coding interviews? Need help solving technical problems before your online or onsite interview? Just want to have fun socializing with other smart people like yourself and solving coding problems? Then this is the meetup for you! All skill levels, programming languages, and text editor preferences are welcome! :)

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