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Irv KalbLearn to Program with Python 3https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-3879-0_10

10. Internet Data

Irv Kalb1 
Mountain View, California, USA

In the previous two chapters, we discussed different ways to get and manipulate strings. That makes this our third chapter on strings. Earlier, I talked about how a program can get text input from the user by using a call to input. In the previous chapter, I showed how a program could get data from and save data to a file. But there is another place where programs can get text data from: the Internet!

This chapter discusses the following topics:
  • Request/response model

  • Getting a stock price

  • Pretending to be a browser

  • API

  • Requests with values

  • API Key

  • Example program to get stock price information ...

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