SKILL PATH

APIs AND WEB SCRAPING
WITH R

APIs and web scraping with R lets you automate the process of putting unstructured data into a format you can work with for analysis. A lot of the data on the web requires querying and scraping before you can put it to use. R makes this process easier.

DURATION
10 hours
LESSONS
6
PROJECTS
2
DIFFICULTY
Intermediate

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SKILL PATH: APIs AND WEB SCRAPING WITH R

Here's what you'll learn.

Even if you’ve never written a line of code in R, you’ll catch on quickly, and we’ll have you writing code in minutes.

  • How to query external data sources using an API with R
  • The basics of scraping data from the web


Course Structure: APIs AND WEB SCRAPING WITH R


Learn how to query external data sources using an API and how to query API with authentication.

Explore the basics of scraping data from the web and get familiar with tools to tackle complex web pages.

It's not just what you learn,
but how you learn it.

Retain

Learn by writing and validating code,
not by watching videos.

Reinforce

Challenge yourself with dozens of
practice problems.

Reference

Revisit what you've learned anytime you need a refresher.

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