Chapter 1. Installing Beautiful Soup

Before we begin using Beautiful Soup, we should ensure that it is properly installed on our machine. The steps required are so simple that any user can install this in no time. In this chapter, we will be covering the following topics:

  • Installing Beautiful Soup
  • Verifying the installation of Beautiful Soup

Installing Beautiful Soup

Python supports the installation of third-party modules such as Beautiful Soup. In the best case scenario, we can expect that the module developer might have prepared a platform-specific installer, for example, an executable installer, in the case of Windows; an rpm package, in the case of Red Hat-based Linux operating systems (Red Hat, Open Suse, and so on); and a Debian package, in ...

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