In this path, you’ll learn how to use Python and Beautiful Soup to scrape the web and download data from APIs. If you’ve worked with Python and would like to add another powerful tool to your skill set, this is the perfect path for you.
Best of all, you’ll learn by doing — you’ll write code and get feedback directly in the browser. You’ll apply your skills to several guided projects involving realistic business scenarios to build your portfolio and prepare for your next interview.
- Performing web scraping and collect data from the web
- Performing queries on external data sources using an API with Python
- Identifying and overcome common setbacks in practical data analysis
Part 1: APIs and Web Scraping with Python [1 course]
Introduction to APIs and Web Scraping in Python 4hObjectives
- Query external data sources using an API
- Scrape data from the web
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