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An introduction to scraping with Python and BeautifulSoup

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Published 11 months agoTue, 08 Jan 2019 22:34:09 -0800 | Last update 9 months agoMon, 11 Mar 2019 22:19:33 -0700 📌

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Last Reply Very nice, as they say. Other scraping methods For those who don’t perhaps have the skills needed to code something there are also other... August R. Garcia,

Very nice, as they say.

Wed, 09 Jan 2019 03:16:31 -0800 11 months ago
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Last Reply If there are some scenarios where the value is actually not intended to be a number, this can also be solved with a try-catch block: try: #... August R. Garcia,

If there are some scenari...

Tue, 03 Dec 2019 13:33:18 -0800 1 week ago
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Last Reply What the fuck is this question. This is like eight different errors. The answer is probably to cast something as something else. Look at this thread:... August R. Garcia,

What the fuck is this que...

Thu, 17 Oct 2019 14:04:45 -0700 1 month ago
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Last Reply Cast the integer to be a string. # Probably something like this is causing the error x = 3 text = "whatever" # "TypeError: unsupported op... August R. Garcia,

Cast the integer to be a...

Thu, 17 Oct 2019 14:03:15 -0700 1 month ago
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Last Reply A simple case that generates this error message: In [8]: [1,2,3,4,5][np.array([1])] --------------------------------------------------------------... Univa,

A simple case that genera...

Sat, 01 Jun 2019 09:14:49 -0700 6 months ago
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Last Reply In case you get this error it might also be related to how you included the javascript file into your html page. When loading modules you have to expl... Univa,

In case you get this erro...

Sun, 26 May 2019 10:46:17 -0700 6 months ago
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Last Reply Typeerror This Constructor Takes No Arguments Python Error error codes are caused, in one way or another, by misconfigured system files in your Window... Univa,

Typeerror This Constructo...

Fri, 26 Apr 2019 08:18:20 -0700 7 months ago
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Last Reply Before posting any codes try using the formatting tools, sometimes it solves the problem.  You can also try pasting this code:  a_str,... Univa,

Before posting any codes...

Sun, 14 Apr 2019 03:06:36 -0700 8 months ago
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[Python] Fix for "TypeError: 'bool' object is not iterable?"

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Published 11 months agoSun, 13 Jan 2019 05:39:20 -0800

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Last Reply You probably have your code set up where some value can either be: An array (or whatever) iterable object or False or None (for when... August R. Garcia,

You probably have your&nb...

Sun, 07 Apr 2019 12:14:43 -0700 8 months ago
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Best way to rename part of filename in multiple files?

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Published 8 months agoTue, 19 Mar 2019 07:05:20 -0700

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Last Reply This is the easiest and quickest way: 1. Open File Explorer. 2. Browse to the folder that includes all the files you want to rename. 3. Select the fir... Edgelady43069,

This is the easiest and q...

Wed, 20 Mar 2019 02:02:20 -0700 8 months ago
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Last Reply Pickle protocol can be simply referred to as the file format. The higher the protocol is, the more recent version of python is what you need to read t... roxblade,

Pickle protocol can be si...

Wed, 27 Feb 2019 13:31:12 -0800 9 months ago
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Last Reply This error TypeError: document.getelementbyid(...) is null would seem to indicate that there is no such element with an ID passed to getElementById()... jacobhalls,

This error TypeError: doc...

Sun, 24 Feb 2019 21:30:19 -0800 9 months ago
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Last Reply Hello, You're trying to decode a JSON string by the sound of it. The most common errors for these sorts of things are: The JSON string is not... Hash Brown,

Hello,

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 14:37:41 -0800 9 months ago
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Last Reply >Can you find me a forum entry on a coding site that deals with fixing this exact type error? k. These errors are ususally created when you c... Hash Brown,

>Can you find me a for...

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 06:09:44 -0800 9 months ago
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Last Reply Python 3 docs say: "Construct an iterator from those elements of iterable for which function returns true." Source: https://docs.python... Hash Brown,

Python 3 docs say:

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 04:39:57 -0800 9 months ago
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Last Reply Hello dude, len() gets the length of a string. The data passed to it has to be a string, that's just how it works. So if you're trying to pass a... Hash Brown,

Hello dude,

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 03:40:58 -0800 9 months ago
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Last Reply You're trying to change a part of a string. That isn't supported by many object-oriented programming languages. Unicode objects like * are used to cha... roxblade,

You're trying to change a...

Thu, 07 Feb 2019 02:52:20 -0800 10 months ago
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[Python] How can I fix "TypeError: a float is required?"

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Published 11 months agoSun, 13 Jan 2019 05:43:50 -0800

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Last Reply This error usually throws up when you think you're adding a float element to the argument but you're not.This problem most commonly arises from the us... roxblade,

This error usually throws...

Thu, 07 Feb 2019 02:45:42 -0800 10 months ago
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Last Reply Only lists can be cocatenated with other list elements. Only same data types can be cocatenated. Further, Python cannot convert the string element in... roxblade,

Only lists can be cocaten...

Thu, 07 Feb 2019 02:25:53 -0800 10 months ago
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Last Reply Cocatenation only happens between similar data objects. Here, you must be trying to cocatenate a string with a tuple, which Python can't do. So, it th... roxblade,

Cocatenation only happens...

Thu, 07 Feb 2019 02:14:14 -0800 10 months ago
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Last Reply This is an error that arises when you try to cocatenate two different data types. Bytes object cannot go with the string object. And the Python compil... roxblade,

This is an error that ari...

Thu, 07 Feb 2019 02:09:08 -0800 10 months ago
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Last Reply What this error means is that you cannot be cocatenating a string with an int. The Python compiler would not be able to do the conversion by itself. T... roxblade,

What this error means is...

Thu, 07 Feb 2019 02:05:48 -0800 10 months ago
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Last Reply You're probably using an XML parser which produces a string. So, the multiplication doesn't work, because it's not natural for Python. Strings cannot... roxblade,

You're probably using an...

Thu, 07 Feb 2019 02:00:26 -0800 10 months ago
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Last Reply Welcome to the world of Python! It can totally be a pain sometimes. More often than not, in my opinion. Now, this problem arises due to a number of re... roxblade,

Welcome to the world of P...

Thu, 07 Feb 2019 01:56:58 -0800 10 months ago
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Last Reply This is not a very rare HTML problem. The Python function is basically returning nothing. It's a common coding problem. My advice would be checking th... roxblade,

This is not a very rare H...

Thu, 07 Feb 2019 01:49:06 -0800 10 months ago
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[Python] Fix for "ValueError: x and y must be the same size?"

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Published 11 months agoSun, 13 Jan 2019 06:11:34 -0800

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Last Reply Both arrays (NumPy or otherwise) need to be of the same dimension. This error throws up when one is 2D and another 1D. You can try printing both the a... roxblade,

Both arrays (NumPy or oth...

Wed, 06 Feb 2019 18:58:27 -0800 10 months ago
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Last Reply It's quite self-explanatory. This happens in matplotlib graph plotting. You can first of all attempt making x and y NumPy arrays. NumPy is also a libr... roxblade,

It's quite self-explanato...

Wed, 06 Feb 2019 18:49:13 -0800 10 months ago
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Last Reply This is a common error in older Python versions, like Python 2.6.x. All you need to do is update to the latest version. The problem arises because... roxblade,

This is a common error in...

Fri, 01 Feb 2019 02:37:26 -0800 10 months ago
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Last Reply np.cocatenate is not an easy process, to be honest. It creates more problems as well. Well, the simple truth here is that you need to arrange the arra... roxblade,

np.cocatenate is not an e...

Fri, 01 Feb 2019 02:31:51 -0800 10 months ago
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Last Reply This problem usually arises because of using incorrect fmin syntax. Your code must be missing out on this. You need to utilize parentheses and comma i... roxblade,

This problem usually aris...

Fri, 01 Feb 2019 02:28:15 -0800 10 months ago
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