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Automate it! - Recipes to upskill your business by Chetan Giridhar

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Chapter 1. Working with the Web

Can you image a life without the Internet? For almost everything, right from exchanging information to ordering food, we rely heavily on the Internet today. Let's go through the interesting world of the World Wide Web and cover numerous ways with which we can interact with it using Python modules.

In this chapter, we will cover the following recipes:

  • Making HTTP requests
  • A brief look at web scraping
  • Parsing and extracting web content
  • Downloading content from the Web
  • Working with third-party REST APIs
  • Asynchronous HTTP server in Python
  • Web automation with selenium bindings
  • Automating lead generation with web scraping

Introduction

Internet has made life so easy that sometimes you just don't realize the power of it. Checking ...

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