Things to Take Note: Web Scraping

Not all sites provide developer’s API for easy access to their data. Even if they do, chances are they may not contain all the information you need. Possessing web scraping knowledge allows data analysts to supplement their datasets with extracted data from websites, further enriching the analysis. Data scientists could also use additional data obtained for feature engineering and improve the performance of their models.

This post will not share in detail how to inspect the HTML to extract the information that you need from a site. Rather, it aims to provide a guide to…