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Data Science Nashville: Web Scraping in Python

Corizon Health's training space
103 Powell Ct Room #107
Brentwood, TN 37027, US (map)



Web scraping is a great tool to create datasets to analyze. 
Trey Brooks of Healthcare Bluebook will walk us through the basics of web scraping using python.

Pre-reqs: Basic understanding of HTML and Python

Topics to be covered: 

Basic scrapping: 

Requests: how to form them and what to extract 

Quick survey of: beautifulsoup, lxml, xpath

Intermediate Scraping: 

* Scrapy: Spiders, Request v Response objects, callbacks, Middleware, Items, Pipelines