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Python Requests Essentials by Bala Subrahmanyam Varanasi, Rakesh Vidya Chandra

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Chapter 1. Interacting with the Web Using Requests

Reading data and obtaining information from web services tends to be a crucial task in these modern days. Everyone knows how an Application Programming Interface (API) allowed Facebook to spread the use of the Like button all over the Web and dominated the field of social communication. It has got its own flair to influence the business development, product development and supply chain management. At this stage, learning an efficient way to deal with the API's and opening the web URLs is the need of the hour. This will greatly affect many processes of web development.

Introduction to HTTP request

Whenever our Web browser tries communicating with a Web server, it is done by using the Hypertext Transfer ...

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