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Scraping the web with Scrapy

mblayman profile image Matt Layman Originally published at mattlayman.com ・1 min read

Python Frederick (5 Part Series)

1) Python Testing 201 with pytest 2) Python Tears Through Mass Spectrometry Data 3) Pipfile and pipenv 4) Web frameworks shootout 5) Scraping the web with Scrapy

This month, Python Frederick learned about Scrapy, a tool used to read web pages and extract information from them. Our speaker was Micah Nordland, and he explained the core components of Scrapy and demoed how to use the tool to get data from website.

Micah's presentation is available online at http://lucy.rehack.me/slides/scrapy/.

This article first appeared on mattlayman.com.


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