Introduction to Web Scraping -Simple Example

  1. Structure of the website and its elements.
  2. Data to be extracted.
  1. Find the website you want to scrap
  2. Find the data required
  3. Inspect the website code
  4. Write the script
  5. Run and fetch the data
  6. Perform operations(cleansing, visualization) on the data if required.
  7. Store the data.
  1. Selenium
  2. BeautifulSoup
  3. Scrapy
  4. Request
  1. Inspect by Ctrl+Shift+I



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Masters in Computer Science student at California State University, Sacramento. Interested in Data Science