Localhost: Python 1 Introduction to Python

Localhost: Python 1 Introduction to Python

Sunday October 18, 2020
8:00pm to 9:30pm EDT
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:

Additional Information

Hosted on Microsoft Teams

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.

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Hosted by

Darren Butler and Local Hack Day Learn

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