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Web Scraping: Gathering data, parsing, APIs, and Twitter (DVS Workshop Series)

This hands-on workshop will enable participants to

  • Build a data corpus of congressional press releases

  • Interact with a hands-on introduction to HTML parsing

Participants will receive a briefing/introduction to

  1. Application Programming Interface (API) concepts
  2. JSON data format
  3. HTML tagging and parsing
  4. Overview of automation techniques related to social media data gathering


 Please note: Laptops are required for this course.


Questions about this workshop?  Email askdata@duke.edu

Tuesday, September 27, 2016
10:00am - 12:00pm
Bostock 127 (The Edge Workshop Room)
West Campus
Data and Visualization  
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