Scraping the web with Scrapy

This month, Python Frederick learned about Scrapy, a tool used to read web pages and extract information from them. Our speaker was Micah Nordland, and he explained the core components of Scrapy and demoed how to use the tool to get data from website.

Micah’s presentation is available online at

If you want to chat about this with me, I'm @mblayman on Twitter.

Matt Layman

Matt is the lead software engineer at Storybird.

Always eager to talk about Python and other technology topics, Matt organizes Python Frederick in Frederick, Maryland (NW of Washington D.C.) and seeks to grow software skills for people in his community.