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The Scrapy tutorial course part I: How to get started with web scraping using Scrapy

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Developed by Pablo Hoffman and Shane Evans, Scrapy is an open-source python framework built specifically for web data extraction. With Scrapy spiders, you are able to download HTML, parse and process the data, and save it in either CSV, JSON, or XML file formats.

This video covers the basics of web scraping using your web browser, Scrapy shell, and CSS selectors.

After watching this, you will know:

  • How to identify the data via browser's "inspect element" tool
  • How to build CSS selectors using Scrapy Shell

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