Web Scraping with Beautiful Soup for Data Science

From Beginner to Advanced | 3 Hands-On Projects

In this course you will learn how to extract data from websites. The main tool will be the Beautiful Soup (BS 4) Library. Especially for people who work with data it is important to be able to create own datasets. Often we rely on datasets from someone else. This course should show all data enthusiasts how to scrape and store data in Excel Files.

What you’ll learn

  • Web Scraping.
  • Beautiful Soup.
  • Data Extraction.
  • Web Scraping for Data Science.
  • Data Mining.
  • Data Scraping & Data Cleaning.

Course Content

  • Introduction & Course Overview –> 2 lectures • 4min.
  • Beautiful Soup – Basic Concepts –> 7 lectures • 1hr 14min.
  • Project No.1 – Level: Beginner –> 3 lectures • 35min.
  • Project No.2 – Level: Intermediate –> 5 lectures • 1hr 7min.
  • Project No.3 – Level: Advanced –> 5 lectures • 1hr 20min.

Web Scraping with Beautiful Soup for Data Science

Requirements

  • Basic understanding of Python Programming.

In this course you will learn how to extract data from websites. The main tool will be the Beautiful Soup (BS 4) Library. Especially for people who work with data it is important to be able to create own datasets. Often we rely on datasets from someone else. This course should show all data enthusiasts how to scrape and store data in Excel Files.

After covering the basics, this course will focus on 3 different projects. We start with a Beginner Level Project. Afterwards we proceed with an intermediate project and finally we will cover an advanced topic. The requirement for this course is basic knowledge of Python Programming. Since we will not cover very difficult Python topics you do not have to be a professional. The most important characteristic is that you are curious about Web Scraping and Data Mining. You should be ready to invest time in gaining the knowledge which is taught in this course.

After this course you will have the knowledge and the experience to scrape your own data and create your own dataset. With the help of the course resources you will always have documents you can refer to. If you have a question or if a concept just does not make sense to you, you can ask your questions anytime inside the Q&A – Forum. Either the instructor or other students will answer your question. Thanks to the community you will never have the feeling to learn alone by yourself.