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Python for Automation

Learn how to automate time-consuming tasks and gather valuable data from the web using Python in this practical course. Perfect for programming beginners who use Python for web or software development. Prerequisite: Intro to Python Programming or Python for Data Science.

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Class Description

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What you'll learn in this python class:

In this class, you’ll learn how to automate time-consuming tasks using Python, such as gathering data from the internet. Whether your interests lie in social media, e-commerce, real estate, travel or government affairs, the ability to instantly collect up-to-date data across the web can be a big advantage.

Use Python code to grab precisely the data you want from a website. Along the way, you’ll learn how to write loops so that your web scraping code can process a large number of pages for you.

These fundamentals will be coupled with real-life examples of programs that can scrape valuable data from major websites. The class will also cover common pitfalls, how to run your programs on a regular schedule, and different formats for storing your scraped data.

This course is perfect for any programming beginner to become introduced to the powerful world of coding, and is a great fit for students with a clearly defined learning goal of using Python for web or software development. This course is included in our Data Science Certificate.

This course has a Prerequisite:
Participants should have knowledge equivalent to our Intro to Python Programming Bootcamp or Python for Data Science Bootcamp courses.

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Syllabus

Section 1

Introduction to HTML/CSS (Online)

  • How a website is served
  • Anatomy of a web page
  • HTML tags
  • IDs
  • CSS classes

Python Part 1

  • Integers + Floats
  • Variables
  • Strings
  • Methods + Functions

Section 2

Webscraping Exercise Part 1

  • Introduction to using packages
  • Requests packages
  • Performing a GET request
  • String manipulation
  • Debugging a Python script

Python Part 2

  • Booleans
  • Conditonal Statements
  • Lists
  • Indexing into strings + lists
  • Looping over lists

Section 3

Webscraping Exercises Part 2

  • Beautiful Soup package
  • Honing in on data
  • Common webscraping pitfalls
  • Using loops in webscraping

Storage and Scheduling

  • Text files
  • CSVs
  • Scheduling a Python Script

Refund Policy

  • Students may cancel up to 14 days before the class/program start date and receive a refund, less the registration fee (10% of the undiscounted course price). 
  • Cancellations within 14 days are not permitted, but students may reschedule up to three business days before the class start date.
  • For cancellations and reschedules, please email us at [email protected]"

In any event where a customer wants to cancel their enrollment and is eligible for a full refund, a 5% processing fee will be deducted from the refund amount.

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