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PyWeb-IL Presentation on Harvesting: Finding the Most Influential Artists

Yesterday I gave a presentation on harvesting to the PyWeb-IL group. In the presentation, I described what I learned about harvesting and also gave a concrete example of how to find the “most influential artists” using data from allmusic.com and … Continue reading

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Easy Harvesting

Image by existentist. I’ve been doing a lot of harvesting (aka screen-scraping) lately. Fortunately, I don’t need forms automation, so I’m using urllib2 and not Mechanize like my friend Ron Reiter recommended. At first, when I wanted to get some … Continue reading

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