Collecting Web Data - APIs & Web Scraping

Web Scraping Workshop

The link below contains the workshop files used in the "Introduction to Web Scraping" session.  The workshop is focused on using Python code and packages to complete web scraping tasks.  However, R users can use the R code to achieve nearly identical outcomes.  Both code files are structured and organized in the same way.

Twitter API Workshop

PRE-WORKSHOP - CREATE DEVELOPER ACCOUNT

For participants who wish to engage with the Twitter API workshop materials, you will need to apply for a Twitter Developer Account.  There two primary options available.  You should carefully consider your particular reason for using the Twitter API prior to deciding which type of account to apply for:

NOTE: Applications for developer accounts are sometimes approved instantly.  In other instances it can take weeks for an individual developer account to be approved.  With that in mind, it is advisable to apply for a developer account as early as possible.

WORKSHOP CODE FILE (GOOGLE COLAB) AND PRESENTATION SLIDES