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Web Scraping with BeautifulSoup for Noobs

Let’s say we want to collect some data from a website. Imagine navigating and scrolling around the website and copying down the data that you want. This kinda works until you realise that you might need to manually record hundreds and hundreds of lines (please no!)

This is where web scraping comes in. Simply put, web scraping allows us to automate this process of copying and collecting data…

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Zlliu

Full-time Software Engineer. Part-time Python Tutor, Tech Writer & Crypto Investor. Free-time pianist, gamer, gardener & self-proclaimed cook

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