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Web Scraping for Data Science - Python & Selenium - Basics

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Overview

Learn the Fundamentals of XPath and Selenium to Scrape the Data from the Web

What you'll learn:
  • Web Scraping with Selenium
  • Most Important Concepts of XPath
  • Scraping Tables
  • Data Extraction for Data Science
  • Combination of Python, Selenium, Pandas

In this Course you will learn the Fundamentals of XPath, Selenium and the Web Scraping Process. We will cover the Fundamentals and afterwards we are going to scrape Data from real Websites. The first Real Life Project will be the extraction of Data from Yelp and the next Project will cover the scraping process of tables. But before we start with this Real Life Projects, you will get familiar to all the basic knowledge which is required to complete it. Whenever you have a question, don't hesitate to ask in the forum section. Either me or the other students will reply to your question as soon as possbile.

After completing this course you will be confident using Selenium for Web Scraping in your personal Projects. Especially for Data Scientists it is important to be able to extract the data they need to analyze and work with. You will get downloadable files so that you can refer to all topics which we have covered through this course. This course will be updated on a reglular basis. My goal is that all my students understand the Concepts of Selenium, XPath and the whole Web Scraping Process. For this course it's good to know the very basics of Python Programming.


Disclaimer : I teach web scraping as a tutor for educational purposes. That's it.

The first rule of scraping the web is: do not harm a certain website. The second rule of web crawling is: do NOT harm a certain website.

Taught by

Alexander Schlee

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