Tag Archives: web scraping

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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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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Exploring New and Used Car Data in Malaysia

I came across a local website where individuals/dealers in Malaysia can post information on used and new cars that they are selling. Why i, in particular, would browse such a site might dumbfound some people (those who personally know me would … Continue reading

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Web Scraping: The Sequel | Propwall.my

Alright. Time to take another shot at web scraping. My attempt at scraping data off iBilik.my left me a little frustrated because of how long it took, and also at how i couldn’t get much information because of all the duplicated … Continue reading

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Scraping IMDB’s Search Results

Learning how to scrape web pages on the internet, and given how i’m still a complete programming newbie, it took some getting used to. Credit to a certain Lee Hawthorn on how to do this. I used SelectorGadget, as was suggested in … Continue reading

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