Web Scraping with Python

Errata for Web Scraping with Python

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Version Location Description Submitted By Date Submitted
PDF Page 17
Middle of page where variable `html` is defined

The URL should be the one for pythonscraping.com/pages/warandpeace.html instead of www.pythonscraping.com/pages/page1.html.

Anonymous  Feb 23, 2019 
Other Digital Version 22
Under heading: dealing with children and other descendants

On page 22 of the Kindle Edition, the code: for child in bs.find('table',{'id':'giftList'}).children: print(child) prints <img> tags, <span> tags, and individual <td> tags. This is contrary to what the author claims should happen with this code.

Andrew Jarcho  Apr 29, 2019