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Scraping Media from the Web with Python

by Allen O'Neill

Scraping web media is different from scraping text-based data and can be complex. In this course, you'll learn the skills and gain the knowledge that will allow you to confidently acquire web media yourself.

What you'll learn

Unlike simple text-based scraping, scraping media from the web has differences that you need to be aware of. In this course, Scraping Media from the Web with Python, you’ll gain the ability to identify web media links and analyze the best method to acquire this data. First, you’ll explore different content types and extraction methods. Next, you’ll discover various tools to download the media. Finally, you’ll learn how to process the media once you have acquired it. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of scraping web media needed to successfully identify, analyze, download, and process web media based data.

About the author

Allen is a consulting engineer with a background in enterprise systems. He runs his own company specializing in systems architecture, optimisation and scaling. He is also involved in a number of start-ups. Allen is a chartered engineer, a Fellow of the British Computing Society, a Microsoft MVP and insider, and both a CodeProject and C-SharpCorner MVP. He is a regular speaker at events both locally and internationally. His core technology interests are Big Data, Data Science and Machine Learning... more

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