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Workshop: Web Scraping with Python

Workshop/ Training/ Webinar

  • Date

    09 Jan 2023

  • Organiser


  • Time

    14:30 - 17:00

  • Venue

    Online via MS Teams  


Date: 9 Jan 2023 (Mon)

Time: 14:30 - 17:00

Venue: Online via MS Teams  

Target Audience: All Students

Medium of Instruction: English


  • Basic Python programming experience is required.
  • Interested in or need web scraping skill for uses.


Course Description:

  • Understand the process of downloading, parsing and extracting data from websites including text and images. Store the data in Google drive and convert them into a structured format in Python for further analysis and use.


Course Outline:

  1. What is web scraping?
  2. Why we need it?
  3. What Python packages are there for web scraping?
  4. Example code for scraping a simple website
  5. Example code for scraping a more complex website
  6. Save the collected data to csv files and Google drive
  7. How to schedule a Python script to run?

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