Web Scraping With Python

Web Scraping With Python

Collecting Data From the Modern Web

Book - 2015
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Learn web scraping and crawling techniques to access data from any web source in any format. Teaches basic web scraping mechanics, but also delves into more advanced topics, such as analyzing raw data or using scrapers for frontend website testing.
Publisher: Sebastopol, CA :, O'Reilly Media,, 2015.
Edition: First Edition.
ISBN: 9781491910290
Branch Call Number: 005.133 MI
Characteristics: xiii, 238 pages : illustrations, 24 cm


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Apr 08, 2016

This book is a great introduction to Python. It also introduces several related web technologies. For web scraping, you will be learning more about parsing HTML, JavaScript, and JSON REST API’s. You will dip into Natural Language Processing and character encoding. There is also a quick chapter on OCR so you can get text from images. Naturally, there is some talk of MySQL to store the information. 200 well written pages, legendary O’Reilly quality.


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