[tweetmeme]If you have no idea on how to start scraping the web with Python, then read on. The first small step is simpler than I thought it would be.
By: Martin Ove
This post will teach you how to fetch the HTML of a website using Python in windows. This is as far as I have gotten at this time, and even though it isn’t really useful yet, I guess it’s the first step towards webscraping with Python.
First of all you need to get Python on your computer. (more…)
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The code behind the Facebook Like Box is easy to modify manually without having to go back the Facebook site.
Here’s a rundown of “what does what” in the iframe code: (more…)