Chapter 8. Mining All the Data!
This chapter provides an outlook on some of the social media APIs available out there. In particular, we will discuss the following topics:
- How to mine videos from YouTube
- How to mine open source projects from GitHub
- How to mine local businesses from Yelp
- How to use the requests library to call any web-based API
- How to wrap your requests calls into a custom client
Many social APIs
Each of the previous chapters focused on a particular social media platform that has been popular in the recent years. Fortunately, the story is not over. Many platforms provide social networking functionalities, as well as a nice API to mine data from. On the other hand, providing a comprehensive description of all the possible APIs with exhaustive ...