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An introduction to scraping with Python and BeautifulSoup

Articles in Web Scraping, Data Analysis | By Hash Brown

Published 6 months agoTue, 08 Jan 2019 22:34:09 -0800 | Last update 4 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.<b...

Wed, 09 Jan 2019 03:16:31 -0800 6 months ago
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[BASH, cURL] Yellow Pages Scraper: Fully Functional Script with Source Code

Articles in Web Scraping, Data Analysis | By August R. Garcia

Published 2 weeks agoFri, 05 Jul 2019 23:22:06 -0700 | Last update 2 weeks agoSat, 06 Jul 2019 01:44:02 -0700

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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

Articles in Web Scraping, Data Analysis | By August R. Garcia

Published 4 months agoThu, 14 Mar 2019 06:25:36 -0700 | Last update 4 months agoThu, 14 Mar 2019 08:05:08 -0700

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Last Reply Here'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 -0700 2 weeks ago
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[cURL, BASH] How to Crawl and Scrape DuckDuckGo Search Results

Articles in Web Scraping, Data Analysis | By August R. Garcia

Published 2 weeks agoTue, 02 Jul 2019 17:29:24 -0700 | Last update 2 weeks agoThu, 04 Jul 2019 19:21:52 -0700

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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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The Basics to Web Scraping with cURL and XPath

Articles in Web Scraping, Data Analysis | By August R. Garcia

Published 3 weeks agoFri, 28 Jun 2019 09:02:04 -0700 | Last update 2 weeks agoTue, 02 Jul 2019 17:37:33 -0700

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Last Reply Basic DuckDuckGo result scraping: curl https://duckduckgo.com/html?q=asdf | awk '{$1=$1};1' | sed '/^$/d' | hxselect -c a.result__url | sed '/^$... August R. Garcia,

Basic DuckDuckGo result s...

Mon, 01 Jul 2019 15:56:40 -0700 2 weeks ago
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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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[Infographic] The Beginner's SQLite Cheat Sheet

Articles in Web Scraping, Data Analysis | By August R. Garcia

Published 2 months agoSat, 04 May 2019 23:59:37 -0700

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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

Articles in Web Scraping, Data Analysis | By August R. Garcia

Published 2 months agoWed, 24 Apr 2019 03:29:27 -0700 | Last update 2 months agoThu, 25 Apr 2019 09:14:10 -0700

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Last Reply The 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 -0700 2 months ago
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How to replace NA with 0 in R?

Answers in Web Scraping, Data Analysis | By Some Guy

Published 7 months agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:39:45 -0800

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Last Reply some_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 -0800 5 months ago
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What is ScrapeBox used for?

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Published 6 months agoSun, 13 Jan 2019 05:21:48 -0800

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Last Reply This 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 -0800 6 months ago
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What is a regex non-capturing group?

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Published 6 months agoTue, 15 Jan 2019 11:54:03 -0800

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Last Reply As 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 -0800 6 months ago
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Sometimes, you have to extract emails an...

More form.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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How to install the R programming language on Ubuntu?

Answers in Web Scraping, Data Analysis | By Some Guy

Published 6 months agoFri, 11 Jan 2019 18:46:45 -0800

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Last Reply Just 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 -0800 6 months ago
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How can I use R to generate graphs for my website?

Answers in Web Scraping, Data Analysis | By Some Guy

Published 6 months agoFri, 11 Jan 2019 18:42:58 -0800

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Last Reply If 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 -0800 6 months ago
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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?

Answers in Web Scraping, Data Analysis | By Some Guy

Published 7 months agoSun, 16 Dec 2018 09:29:57 -0800

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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

Forum in Web Scraping, Data Analysis | By Some Guy

Published 7 months agoSun, 02 Dec 2018 03:42:06 -0800

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Last Reply If 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 -0800 7 months ago
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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)?

Forum in Web Scraping, Data Analysis | By Some Guy

Published 7 months agoSun, 02 Dec 2018 03:42:45 -0800 | Last update 7 months agoMon, 03 Dec 2018 06:33:04 -0800

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Last Reply A 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 -0800 7 months ago
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