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Step by Step Guide on Web Scraping Using Scrapy In Python
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Step by Step Guide on Web Scraping Using Scrapy In Python

Last Updated on July 26, 2023 by Editorial Team

Author(s): Songhao Wu

Originally published on Towards AI.

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In one of my previous articles, I introduced web scraping tactics using Requests & BeautifulSoup/website API. In this article, I want to introduce a more advanced application framework for crawling website contents and extracting structured data called Scrapy.

Compared to other scraping methods like beautiful soup, Scrapy has the following advantages:

The code is more scalable and flexible, easier to change to a larger scale of crawling or catering to changing structure of the website.Scrapy has a standard code structure and best practices to followScrapy has… Read the full blog for free on Medium.

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