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29 E Madison, 16 Fl. Suite 1620
S Wabash Ave
Chicago, Illinois 60602
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 15
Teacher: Art Yudin

What you'll learn in this programming class:

How to Scrape Amazon Product Details and Pricing using Python!

Web Scraping is a method for extracting textual characters from websites so that they could be analyzed. Web scraping is sort of content mining, which means that you collect useful information from websites, including quotes, prices, news company info, etc.

This method for gathering data is direct, either through looking at websites' html code or visual abstraction techniques using Python programming language. 

We start workshop by exploring different methods to gather data from Web. We go through the whole process of gathering, storing and analyzing data. For our examples we use real-life financial quotes and Annual reports 10-K. During the course we learn how to use numerous Python libraries - Urllib, Requests, Wget, BeautifulSoup 4.0, SSL, PDFminer3k, Twitter and others. 

You will learn
  • How to use Urllib and Requests 
  • BeautifulSoup Python Library 
  • Scrape Websites 
  • Scrape and Store Data with CSV files 
  • Scrape Amazon and compare prices 
  • Scrape Chicago Mrecantile Exchange
  • Scrape Indeed for Jobs 
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No refunds will be given for cancellations made after that date. If you cannot attend our class or workshop, for which you were charged, you will receive 25% discount for any other course.

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