[Web-SIG] Extracting web data
prologic at shortcircuit.net.au
Tue Feb 22 01:07:10 CET 2011
On Mon, Feb 21, 2011 at 2:21 PM, Deb Midya <debmidya at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Hi Python web-sig users,
> Thanks in advance and I am new to web-sig.
> I am using Python 2.6 on Windows XP.
> May I request you to assist me for the following please.
> I like to extract web data from the site (http://finance.yahoo.com, for
> The data may include Historical Prices, Key Statistics, News & Info,
> Headlines, etc. for a list of codes (such WOW, .... these are codes for
> company Ids).
> I am trying to automate the extraction of data.
> Is there any Python module or any assistance please?
> Once again, thank you very much for the time you have given.
You might want to look into using either
the lxml or BeautifulSoup modules.
-- James Mills
-- "Problems are solved by method"
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