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Category Archives for Python

BeautifulSoup4 vs Scrapy

After the introductory articles on BeautifulSoup and Scrapy I have co-authored a comparison between these two tools with my opinion when to use them in your project. You can find the article here: http://www.discoversdk.com/compare/scrapy-vs-beautiful-soup Happy reading!

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Website scraping with Scrapy

The second article about website scraping is about Scrapy. You can find the article here: http://www.discoversdk.com/blog/website-scraping-with-scrapy If you want to learn more about website scraping then buy my book: https://leanpub.com/websitescrapingwithpython Happy learning!

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Website scraping with BeautifulSoup4

Back to my core competence in Python: website scraping. I co-authored an article about how to extract information using BeautifulSoup4. You can find the article here: http://www.discoversdk.com/blog/website-scraping-with-beautifulsoup4 If you want to learn about website scraping then buy my book: https://leanpub.com/websitescrapingwithpython Happy learning!

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Calculating the Erdős Number

One of the community challenges of CodinGame is to calculate the Erdős Number: The Erdős number describes the minimum “collaborative distance” between the scientist Paul Erdős and another person, as measured by co-authored publications. The Hungarian mathematician is the most prolific author of his field since he wrote more than 1500 papers in his lifetime. […]

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