If you want to be a creative data scientist, web scraping is an indispensible capability you should learn. In this effort, you should start from understanding and establishing essential skills and tools of web scraping.
Practice a lot with them through solving real-life problems.
This is the way to proceed in a more natural evolution and much more intuitively so that you are able to ask the right questions and come up with solutions.
"Web Scraping with Python 101: Build Scrapy Essential Skills" is the course aimed at these fundamentals through Scrapy, Python's popular web scraping framework.
This is the starter course of a series to master web-scraping and Scrapy from basic skills to advanced concepts, from deep insights on the tools to the most practical real-life data science example utilizing web scraping on this platform, a depth and perspective unique to this course series that collectively have gathered more than 10000 students in months.
Two remaining questions:
First, who is this course aiming?
This course is for beginners. Not for beginners to programming, but beginners to Web Scraping. Persons who have seen it, thought about learning it, have limited time. Its about showing them how to start, and proceed and that web scraping is not earth science.
Second, what exactly is in this course?
In this course;
We will start with what is web scraping and why it is important.
We fill define the 3 pillars of webscraping: crawling, scraping and keeping the connection.
We will run our pillars on a living 'amazon' example.
We will finish with practical recommendations on each pillar and on a guide to how to proceed.
A fully refined course to perfectly fit your busy schedule.
Last but not the least; be sure to watch the course video on this very landing page.
See you in the lectures!