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An introduction to scraping with Python and BeautifulSoup

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Last ReplyVery 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 -08001 year ago1
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TFW

MoreSee code. Yeah, it seems like you do in fact have to make a bunch of additional HTTP requests. def resolve_t_co(t_co_url): if t_co_url !...
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It's time to post code so that I can fin...

MoreIt's time to post code so that I can find this the next eight times I need to do this: # ##### ##### ################# ##### ##### # # ##### ###...
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Last ReplyHere's a better version that removes the " results" string and then casts the result to a number instead of a string: =VALUE(substitute(importXML... August R. Garcia,

Here's a better version t...

Tue, 08 Oct 2019 09:17:50 -070011 months ago1
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[Solved] Python - Getting the remote/server IP address and port from an HTTP response using the requests library?

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Some edge case what even is this.

MoreThe solution here seems to generally work: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/22492484/how-do-i-get-the-ip-address-from-a-http-request-using-th...
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Last ReplyFor Python 3: import http.client [...] try: msg = " " + http.client.responses[status_code] [...] Code is basically th... August R. Garcia,

For Python 3:

Mon, 09 Sep 2019 12:10:10 -07001 year ago1
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The Basics to Web Scraping with cURL and XPath

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Last ReplyBump. Some more cURL, used to determine the quality of proxygo's proxies: for i in {1..48} ; do curl https://www.blackhatworld.com/seo/ssl-proxi... August R. Garcia,

Bump. Some more cURL, use...

Thu, 29 Aug 2019 18:31:09 -07001 year ago1
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[BASH, cURL] Yellow Pages Scraper: Fully Functional Script with Source Code

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What a nice, free YellowPages scraper.

MoreEdit: When trying to scrape indefinitely (~100+ pages), there's some buggy behavior with exit conditions currently. If/when an updated script is poste...
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Downloading Bulk Images: ThisPersonDoesNotExist with Python and urllib2

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Last ReplyHere's a shorter version with cURL and BASH that does basically the same thing: for i in $( seq 1 10 ) ; do curl --user-agent "Some User-Agent St... August R. Garcia,

Here's a shorter version...

Thu, 04 Jul 2019 12:56:36 -07001 year ago1
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[cURL, BASH] How to Crawl and Scrape DuckDuckGo Search Results

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You can use these same concepts to build...

MoreAs discussed recently, it is relatively easy to scrap various arbitrary pieces of data using cURL (and XPath). You can use these same concepts to buil...
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What a nice trick.

MoreWhat a nice trick. How to Extract Emails from HTML with Google Sheets Code function get_raw_html(url) { // The code below logs the H...
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The important hotkeys, commands, and tri...

MoreWhat a great infographic. Copy-Pasteable Version of the SQLite Commands Cheat Sheet General SQLite Commands and Information Opening SQLit...
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Analyzing the Web: Downloading the Majestic Million, Setting up SQLite, Crawling the Web, and Generating Reports

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Last ReplyThe longest domain names in the Majestic Million, most of which are expired and basically all of which are terrible garbage: 255461  ... August R. Garcia,

The longest domain names...

Mon, 29 Apr 2019 09:10:47 -07001 year ago1
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How to replace NA with 0 in R?

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Last Replysome_data_with_nas[is.na(some_data_with_nas)] <- 0 Also, see this duplicate thread: https://www.256kilobytes.com/content/show/900/how-t... August R. Garcia,

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 14:28:21 -08001 year ago1
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What is ScrapeBox used for?

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Last ReplyThis is ScrapeBox: http://www.scrapebox.com/ It is a relatively popular tool used to gather data from the internet, as well as to do some... August R. Garcia,

This is ScrapeBox:

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 15:43:47 -08001 year ago1
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What is a regex non-capturing group?

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Last ReplyAs you might expect, a non-capturing group is not captured in the match. For example, if you want to match phone numbers, you might require that a whi... August R. Garcia,

As you might expect, a no...

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 14:58:59 -08001 year ago1
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Sometimes, you have to extract emails an...

Moreform.article-form { border:1px solid black; border-radius:8px; box-shadow:2px 2px rgba(70,70,70,0.2); padding:0.5em 0.75em; background-color:rgba(170...
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MoreI'm trying to do some web scraping and I'm getting the following: "error in ogrlistlayers(dsn = dsn) : cannot open data source". H...
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Last ReplyJust tested this from a clean Ubuntu install and it worked fine. Run this from the terminal to install: sudo apt-get install r-base Then... August R. Garcia,

Just tested this from a c...

Fri, 11 Jan 2019 18:47:39 -08001 year ago1
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Last ReplyIf you need one-off graphs that contain data that is not expected to change, it can be easiest to generate that data locally to image files and to the... August R. Garcia,

If you need one-off graph...

Fri, 11 Jan 2019 18:45:31 -08001 year ago1
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I have written some Python code using No...

MoreI have written some Python code using Notepad in Windows. Every time I try to run the code using the command line I get an error message and it does...
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How to change column name in R?

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I am working in DataFrames for a work pr...

MoreI am working in DataFrames for a work project and want to change a column to show "R" as its name. How do you do this?
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I have just started learning R from scra...

MoreI have just started learning R from scratch so i m getting trouble in execution of following code in RStudio. How can I resolve the non-numeric argume...
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I am not exactly an old hand when it com...

MoreI am not exactly an old hand when it comes to DataFrame, but I like to think I have been getting the hang of it. The message "Number of items to...
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Scraping results from Google Search

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Last ReplyIf you're going to do this in any real volume you're going to get IP blocked pretty quick, even on Google Sheets. If I were you I would loo... Hash Brown,

If you're going to do...

Mon, 03 Dec 2018 13:46:23 -08001 year ago1
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I downloaded a bunch of stock photos for testing. Is there a quick way to bulk rename in Bash (or something similar)?

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Last ReplyA script like run from the terminal or a Bash script works for this type of file renaming: INDEX=1; for i in *.jpg; do mv $i ${INDEX}_cover.jpg;... August R. Garcia,

A script like run from th...

Sun, 02 Dec 2018 03:46:44 -08001 year ago1
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