Even though web scraping in its essence is a complex and nuanced field, building your own basic web scraper is actually not that hard considering the existence of such coding languages as Python. Using Python is one of the best ways to get started with web scraping as it is object-oriented and easy compared to other coding languages. Additionally, many libraries exist that make building a tool for web scraping in Python an absolute breeze.
This white paper will go through four most popular Python libraries and the basics on how to get started in web scraping.
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About the author
Senior Content Manager
Yelyzaveta Nechytailo is a Senior Content Manager at Oxylabs. After working as a writer in fashion, e-commerce, and media, she decided to switch her career path and immerse in the fascinating world of tech. And believe it or not, she absolutely loves it! On weekends, you’ll probably find Yelyzaveta enjoying a cup of matcha at a cozy coffee shop, scrolling through social media, or binge-watching investigative TV series.
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