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Data scraping for beginners

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Data scraping for beginners by Juha-Matti Santala

The Internet is full of data but it's not always easily obtainable in a format that is analyzable or presented in an optimal way. Data scraping - pulling data from websites - gives you access to a whole new world of working with data.

In my talk I'll go through the basics of data scraping in Python using a popular BeautifulSoup library.

About the author: Juha-Matti Santala is a full-stack web developer, community manager and education enthusiast who has worked as a developer in startups both in Silicon Valley and in Helsinki. Now he works as a community manager in Boost Turku helping young entrepreneurs with their ventures.

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