Event date
Friday, April 28, 2017
Event time
2:00pm to 5:00pm
Barrows 356: D-Lab Convening Room

Please note: This is a two-part workshop series. The first session will occur Monday, April 24 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm. The second session will occur Friday, April 28 from 2:00pm to 5:00pm. 
This two-part workshop series will teach you how to conduct webscraping in Python. We will cover the following topics:
How the web works
Manipulating a webpage with Google DevTools
Webscraping with Beautiful Soup
Scraping javascript-heavy and interactive sites with Selenium (Time Permitting) 
Prior knowledge: We will assume a basic knowledge of Python. Attendance at D-Lab's previous Python for Everythong workshop series should provide a sufficient foundation. 
Technology requirements: Laptop required. Please make sure you have the requisite software by following these instructions.