Learn about embracing the power of web browsers, all powered by the magic of Python. In this workshop, you will learn about using webbrowser and selenium to take control of your web browser via Python commands. Web automation is useful for automated testing, scraping data, getting concert tickets, filling in tedious forms or just making your life easier. This is also a helpful skill in the industry where small automation scripts can generate lots of business value, like automating tedious jobs or generating leads. Plus, it's flashy and fun to show to people.
Basic Python knowledge required, the workshop is beginner-friendly!
University of Illinois - Urbana Champaign
Harsh Deep is a junior studying Statistics and Computer Science at the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign. He has a keen interest in HCI research, such as eye-tracking or human-AI teamwork. Through startups and open source, he has been able to reach millions of users. Harsh makes use of his first-hand experience of the difficulties he faced to improve CS education for others. Away from Comp…