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Hands-On Web Scraping with Python - Second Edition
Hands-On Web Scraping with Python - Second Edition

Hands-On Web Scraping with Python: Extract quality data from the web using effective Python techniques, Second Edition

By Anish Chapagain
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Book Oct 2023 324 pages 2nd Edition
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Publication date : Oct 6, 2023
Length 324 pages
Edition : 2nd Edition
Language : English
ISBN-13 : 9781837636211
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Hands-On Web Scraping with Python - Second Edition

Part 1:Python and Web Scraping

In this part, you will be introduced to and get a detailed overview of web scraping and how it relates to Python programming. You will learn about various technologies related to websites and HTTP. In addition, application tools and the necessary Python libraries are also covered.

This part contains the following chapters:

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Key benefits

  • Build an initial portfolio of web scraping projects with detailed explanations
  • Grasp Python programming fundamentals related to web scraping and data extraction
  • Acquire skills to code web scrapers, store data in desired formats, and employ the data professionally
  • Purchase of the print or Kindle book includes a free PDF eBook

Description

Web scraping is a powerful tool for extracting data from the web, but it can be daunting for those without a technical background. Designed for novices, this book will help you grasp the fundamentals of web scraping and Python programming, even if you have no prior experience. Adopting a practical, hands-on approach, this updated edition of Hands-On Web Scraping with Python uses real-world examples and exercises to explain key concepts. Starting with an introduction to web scraping fundamentals and Python programming, you’ll cover a range of scraping techniques, including requests, lxml, pyquery, Scrapy, and Beautiful Soup. You’ll also get to grips with advanced topics such as secure web handling, web APIs, Selenium for web scraping, PDF extraction, regex, data analysis, EDA reports, visualization, and machine learning. This book emphasizes the importance of learning by doing. Each chapter integrates examples that demonstrate practical techniques and related skills. By the end of this book, you’ll be equipped with the skills to extract data from websites, a solid understanding of web scraping and Python programming, and the confidence to use these skills in your projects for analysis, visualization, and information discovery.

What you will learn

Master web scraping techniques to extract data from real-world websites Implement popular web scraping libraries such as requests, lxml, Scrapy, and pyquery Develop advanced skills in web scraping, APIs, PDF extraction, regex, and machine learning Analyze and visualize data with Pandas and Plotly Develop a practical portfolio to demonstrate your web scraping skills Understand best practices and ethical concerns in web scraping and data extraction

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Publication date : Oct 6, 2023
Length 324 pages
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Language : English
ISBN-13 : 9781837636211
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Table of Contents

20 Chapters
Preface Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
1. Part 1:Python and Web Scraping Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
2. Chapter 1: Web Scraping Fundamentals Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
3. Chapter 2: Python Programming for Data and Web Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
4. Part 2:Beginning Web Scraping Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
5. Chapter 3: Searching and Processing Web Documents Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
6. Chapter 4: Scraping Using PyQuery, a jQuery-Like Library for Python Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
7. Chapter 5: Scraping the Web with Scrapy and Beautiful Soup Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
8. Part 3:Advanced Scraping Concepts Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
9. Chapter 6: Working with the Secure Web Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
10. Chapter 7: Data Extraction Using Web APIs Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
11. Chapter 8: Using Selenium to Scrape the Web Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
12. Chapter 9: Using Regular Expressions and PDFs Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
13. Part 4:Advanced Data-Related Concepts Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
14. Chapter 10: Data Mining, Analysis, and Visualization Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
15. Chapter 11: Machine Learning and Web Scraping Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
16. Part 5:Conclusion Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
17. Chapter 12: After Scraping – Next Steps and Data Analysis Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
18. Index Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
19. Other Books You May Enjoy Chevron down icon Chevron up icon

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