Localhost: Introduction to Web Scraping with Python

Localhost: Python 1 Introduction to Python

Sunday August 30, 2020
4:00pm to 5:30pm UTC+05
Event is hosted online

Event Description

In the first workshop in this Python series, participants will learn how to scrape the web for data using Python libraries. They will scrape Tweets from their favorite celebrity or other public figure’s Twitter. Then, they’ll edit a chat app that responds to messages with Tweets.

Powered by Capital One

We've partnered with the Basic TrAIning program from Capital One to bring you this workshop. Capital One is one of the largest banks in America and handles immensely complex financial transactions and their technology team is at the core of all of that.

Requirements / Prerequisites

No special software is necessary. Computers that can connect to the internet are all that’s required! The latest version of Google Chrome is the preferred browser for this workshop, but it’s not required.

Who can attend?

Locations have different requirements for who can attend. This location is open to the following:


The event will be a 1-hour workshop with an extra half hour for doubt clearing and ice-breaking, spanning a total of 1.5 hours from 4 pm IST to 5:30 pm IST.
Upon registering, all participants will be sent a google meet link through which they can attend the workshop.

Additional Information

We would be taking every step to ensure that attendees are taught from the ground up, and all their doubts solved, so none of them need to worry about lacking any pre-requisite knowledge.

Links & Resources

Workshop Code - Web Scraping

This Glitch project contains the source code for the workshop. The link is available on the registration page after you check in.

Unlocked when checked in.
Participant Slides - Web Scraping

These are the slides to share with the event attendees. They are available on the registration page after they are checked in.

Unlocked when checked in.

Hosted by

Aditya Ghatak

IET-VIT is the student representation of The Institution of Engineering and Technology, UK. We are a team of students and community enthusiasts aiming to share knowledge among developers, and we avidly organize events, workshops, and hackathons for the same.