Tutorials: Gathering data from the web using Python

Thursday - May 16th, 2024 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in Room 317

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Information is abundant and readily available on the internet. However, the sheer amount of data can be overwhelming and time-consuming to navigate through. That's where web scraping comes in - a powerful tool used to extract data from websites and turn it into a usable format.

In this tutorial, we will explore the basics of web scraping and how to implement it using Scrapy (a Python framework). Whether you are a data analyst, programmer, or researcher, this tutorial will equip you with the fundamental skills needed to create your own web scraper and extract valuable information from websites.