Ransford Okpoti's Blog

21 February, 2012

Talk: Web Scraping, An Important Technique For Data Extraction

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: , — ranskills @ 7:14 pm

After the successful launch of Java 7, late last year, here in Ghana by Coders4Africa where I was the main speaker highlighting on the new language changes in Java, I am pleased to announce that I will be making another presentation on Web Scraping at the upcoming meeting.

Topic

Web Scraping, An Important Technique For Data Extraction

Introduces Web Scraping using PHP as a valuable alternative to extract data from other websites in the absence of APIs in Africa. Demonstrating how to fetch related data and producing outputs in standard formats such as json, xml, csv, etc.

Event Details

Coders4Africa In Action in Accra Ghana – March 3rd 2012 at BusyInetnet
Saturday, March 3, 2012 from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM (GMT)
Accra, Ghana

You can register here.
A tutorial will be posted after the event on this blog.

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