APIs and Web Scraping

Learn how to acquire data frame APIs and the web.

This course will teach you how to collect data for analysis. Includes Python web scraping using BeautifulSoup and APIs.By the end of this course, you'll be able to:

  • Query external sources using an API.
  • Understand the basics of scraping data from the web.

Course Info:

APIs and Web Scraping


The average completion time for this course is 10-hours.

This course requires a basic subscription and includes one free mission, and three paid missions.  It is the thirteenth course in the Data Analyst in Python path and the Data Scientist Path.


Learn about APIs and Web Scraping

Working With APIs

Learn to work with a simple API by finding the position of the International Space Station.

Intermediate APIs

Learn to work with a more complex API that involves authentication and POST requests.

Challenge: Working With The Reddit API

Practice making requests to an API that requires authentication.

Web Scraping

Learn how to extract data from Web pages.