Web Data Sraping

Course Registration Code: ARSC 5040-002

Instructor: Brian Keegan, brian.keegan@colorado.edu

5 weeks, Fri, 9-11:30

Spring 2021 Mini Session 2 (2/26-3/26)

1 Credit


This course will cover the fundamentals and applications of retrieving data from the web using Python. Students will learn about parsing HTML, XML, and JSON data structures; writing web scrapers using BeautifulSoup and Selenium; and retrieving data from APIs like Wikipedia, Twitter, or Reddit.  This course assumes only limited exposure to basic programming concepts and does not require prior experience with Python.