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Beginning Data Analysis with Python And Jupyter by Alex Galea

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Chapter 3. Web Scraping and Interactive Visualizations

So far in this book, we have focused on using Jupyter to build reproducible data analysis pipelines and predictive models. We'll continue to explore these topics in this lesson, but the main focus here is data acquisition. In particular, we will show you how data can be acquired from the web using HTTP requests. This will involve scraping web pages by requesting and parsing HTML. We will then wrap up this lesson by using interactive visualization techniques to explore the data we've collected.

The amount of data available online is huge and relatively easy to acquire. It's also continuously growing and becoming increasingly important. Part of this continual growth is the result of an ongoing ...

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