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Error getting data from website


On Sat, Dec 7, 2019 at 11:46 AM Michael Torrie <torriem at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On 12/6/19 5:31 PM, DL Neil via Python-list wrote:
> > If you read the HTML data that the REPL has happily splattered all over
> > your terminal's screen (scroll back) (NB "soup" is easier to read than
> > is "content"!) you will observe that what you saw in your web-browser is
> > not what Amazon served in response to the Python "requests.get()"!
>
> Sadly it's likely that Amazon's page is largely built from javascript.
> So scraping static html is probably not going to get you where you want
> to go.  There are heavier tools, such as Selenium that uses a real
> browser to grab a page, and the result of that you can parse and search
> perhaps.

Or look for an API instead.

ChrisA