Path overview

Start collecting your own data! Dataquest Skill Paths teach you job-ready skills that can be immediately applied to your current or future data roles and projects. Learn how to use Python and Beautiful Soup to scrape the web and download data from APIs in this interactive web scraping course. If you’ve worked with Python and would like to add another powerful tool to your skill set, this is the perfect course for you.

Since this course assumes some familiarity with the basics of using Python for data science, it allows us to jump in and start learning web scraping with Python immediately.

  • Discover how to query external data sources using an API with Python
  • Learn the fundamentals of scraping data from the web
  • Add a new skill that you can use immediately

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Work with real data from day one with interactive lessons and hands-on exercises.

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