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Resource ID: #6092
Subject:2022 NICAR Conference Tip Sheets
Source:Andrea Suozzo, Derek Willis
Affiliation:ProPublica, University of Maryland
If you need data that's trapped on a website, writing some code to scrape the page could be your solution. This entry-level class will show you how to use the Python programming language to harvest information from websites into a spreadsheet. We'll introduce you to the command line and show you how to write enough code to fetch and parse web content.
Preregistration is required and seating is limited. Laptops will be provided.
Workshop prerequisites: This class is programming for beginners. Some basic familiarity with Python and HTML is helpful but not required.