Data science and data analysis toolsets enable you to study nearly anything and everything, so long as a dataset exists.

Sometimes, the subject you’re interested in might not have a dataset.

In cases like these, web scraping, which means extracting data from websites, can come to your rescue.

Since there could be some ethical or legal concerns around this activity, you should check a site’s robot.txt to see if they permit web scraping.

Read this step by step guide on how to scrape data off the web.

Credits: Better Programming on Twitter

TO DO: Scrape data off web to analyse a publicly available dataset using Noah’s guide.


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