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How Xpath Plays Vital Role In Web Scraping Part 2

Here is a piece of content on  Xpaths which is the follow up of How Xpath Plays Vital Role In Web Scraping

Let’s dive into a real-world example of scraping amazon website for getting information about deals of the day. Deals of the day in amazon can be found at this …

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Added by Sandra Moraes on October 17, 2019 at 7:00pm — No Comments

How Xpath Plays Vital Role In Web Scraping

XPath is a language for finding information in structured documents like XML or HTML. You can say that XPath is (sort of) SQL for XML or HTML files. XPath is used to navigate through elements and attributes in an XML or HTML document.



To understand XPath we must be clear about elements and nodes which are the building blocks of XML and HTML. Let’s talk about them. Here is an example element in an HTML…

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Added by Sandra Moraes on October 17, 2019 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Scraping eBay using BeautifulSoup in Python

Even though Amazon is the leader in e-commerce marketplaces – eBay still has its fair share in the online retail industry. Brands selling online should be monitoring prices on eBay as well to gain a competitive advantage. 

Extracting data from eBay at a huge scale regularly is a challenging problem for data scientists. Here is an example of scraping eBay using python to identify prices of mobile phones. 

Lets us imagine a use case where you need…

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Added by Sandra Moraes on September 24, 2019 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Asynchronous Web Scraping using Python

With more and more data being pushed online, the requirement of asynchronous web scraping services is at an all-time high. Many businesses are relying on the data-driven methodologies to drive their organizational goals. With synchronous web scraping, most of the usual demands of data can be met which generally…

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Added by Sandra Moraes on August 25, 2019 at 6:30pm — No Comments

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