This course is a deep dive into the world of APIs and web scraping, providing hands-on experience with Python tools and libraries. You will start by understanding API structures, progressing to sophisticated data retrieval and analysis methods. The curriculum includes mastering the Python requests library, handling JSON data, data filtering, error handling, authentications, and web scraping techniques. Each lesson is anchored in real-world scenarios, helping you develop market-relevant skills and gain a better understanding of the world of AI. By the end of this course, you’ll be adept at extracting and manipulating data from diverse sources for both analytical and development purposes.
- Understanding and interacting with APIs using Python
- Advanced web scraping techniques for data extraction
- Effective data handling with the Python requests library and JSON
- Query parameters and data filtering
- Navigating authentication, API keys, and understanding rate limits in API Usage
APIs and Web Scraping for AI Applications [3 lessons]
- Understand the concept of authentication in API usage.
- Obtain and use API keys for accessing protected data.
- Navigate API documentation to understand basic and advanced features.
- Understand API quotas and how they impact data retrieval.
- Understand the concept of rate limits in API usage.
- Apply techniques to avoid exceeding rate limits.
Web Scraping 2hLesson Objectives
- Understand the concept and ethical considerations of web scraping.
- Learn the practical applications of web scraping.
- Learn techniques to extract data from web pages.
- Handle common errors and exceptions in web scraping.
- Understand the role of HTML elements, IDs, and classes in web scraping.
- Apply CSS selectors for targeted data extraction.
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