A short & practical HOW-TO guide to scrape data from a website using Python by Félix Revert


Note to the reader: Python code is shared at the end This week I had to scrape a website for a client. I realized I did it so naturally and quickly that it would be useful to share it so you can master this art too. [Disclaimer: this article shows my practices of scraping, if you have more relevant practices please share it in the comments] The plan Pinpoint your target: a simple html website Design your scraping scheme in Python Run & let the magic operate How much time do you need to scrape a website? A practitioner would take ~10 minutes to prepare the Python script for a simple html website Part I: Finding your target (a website) In my case, I needed to gather the name of the Bank from SWIFT codes (or French BIC codes.) The website https://bank-code.net/country/FRANCE-%28FR%29.html has a list of 4000+ SWIFT codes with the associated....

March 13, 2019
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