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Digital Matters Workshop: Introduction to Web Scraping
May 10, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am MDT
Interested in automatically pulling data from a web site instead of manually cutting and pasting? Are you a historian interested in census data? Are you a communication scholar interested in pulling key words from presidential speeches and inserting them into a structured database? Learn how to build a web scraper from scratch in this workshop presented by Digital Matters.
Required: a laptop with an Internet connection, and administrative privileges (in other words, you’re able to install programs yourself).
Atom.io (programming text editor)
Python (programming language)