Website data-mining.

Miki miki.tebeka at gmail.com
Sat Aug 4 08:04:38 CEST 2007


Hello,

> I'm using Python for the first time to make a plug-in for Firefox.
> The goal of this plug-in is to take the source code from a website
> and use the metadata and body text for different kinds of analysis.
> My question is: How can I retrieve data from a website? I'm not even
> sure if this is possible through Python. Any help?
Have a look at http://www.myinterestingfiles.com/2007/03/playboy-germany-ads.html
for getting the data and at http://www.crummy.com/software/BeautifulSoup/
for handling it.

HTH.

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Miki Tebeka <miki.tebeka at gmail.com>
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