Python

  • 2018 Mar 09

    Introduction to Python (FULL)

    9:00am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    1737 Cambridge St., CGIS Knafel Building, Room K018 (Concourse Level)

     

    This workshop introduces the basic elements of Python, a general purpose programming language commonly used for data cleaning, analysis, visualization, and other applications. Participants will learn how to use the language as well as how to set up a development environment for Python on their personal computer. This workshop is intended for social scientists who are new to programming. No experience is required.

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  • 2018 Mar 23

    Introduction to Web Scraping With Python (Mar 23rd, 9:30 -- 12:00)

    9:30am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    K018, CGIS Knafel building, concourse level

    Web scraping is a method of extracting and restructuring information from web pages. This workshop will introduce basic techniques for web scraping using the popular Python libraries BeautifulSoup and Requests. Participants will practice accessing websites, parsing information, and storing data in a CSV file. This workshop is intended for social scientists who are new to web scraping, but have some familiarity with Python or have attended the Introduction to Python workshop.

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