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Revisiting Car Prices | Python | requests, BeautifulSoup, Pandas

It feels like ages since I last posted something, and I’ve been trying to figure out how I can come up with the sort of scraping scripts I normally prepare…but in Python instead of R. In R, I would normally … Continue reading

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An Overview of Room Rentals in Sydney | RSelenium, rvest, Leaflet, googleway

Started another data scraping script similar to the post about rental rates in Houston; except this time i picked Sydney, Australia. The site that i’ve selected uses an awful lot of

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Plotting Driving Routes and Rental Data for Houston | gepaf, gmap, plotly, Leaflet

I started with a new script to scrape rental data for Houston, and i’m curious to see if i could not only plot the posts and the rentals, but also a cluster plot using Leaflet. I’m also eager to try … Continue reading

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Interactive Map of Singapore Rentals | rvest, stringr, leaflet, gmailr

Decided to have a go at plotting another interactive map, this time using fresh data involving room rentals in Singapore. I’ve gone about extracting the data in the same way as i normally do, the only difference being that i’ve … Continue reading

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Visualizing Somali Clan Genealogy | Gephi

I came across a second edition paper written by a dutch researcher named Jan Abbink who has taken the formidable task of actually outlining the complete

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Generating Interactive Maps | Leaflet

I’ve been trying to figure out how to generate interactive maps using R, and so naturally i’ve ended up spending an unhealthy amount of time scouring the web looking for a reasonably simple way of getting that done. Finally, I … Continue reading

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Scraping and Plotting Minneapolis Property Prices | RSelenium, ggmap, ggplots

I recall having once scraped data from a Malaysian property site so that I may be able to plot the monthly rental rates for a specific neighborhood in Selangor. This time I thought it might be interesting to try and … Continue reading

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Swedish Real Estate Prices | rvest, RSelenium, ggplot2

Finally got myself an internet connection at home, so i can start with another scraping project. This time i thought it would be nice to try a non-English site that also has coordinate data in each post. Settled on a … Continue reading

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Navigating & Scraping a Job Site | rvest & RSelenium

One of my family members gave me an idea to perhaps try scraping data from a job site, and arranging the data in a way that can then easily be filtered and checked using a spreadsheet. I’m actually a little … Continue reading

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Manhattan Rental Rates | Plotting Rental and Spatial Data

I came across this post written by a James Cheshire that introduces people to the topic of spatial data using R. I don’t know a single thing of using spatial information so i thought i should give it a shot.

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