Develop your first web application in Django 1.10 – Part 1

In part 0 I discussed initial installation and configuration. Now it’s time to get into the code. The things I am going to do in this post are: Understanding the concept of Project and Apps in Django world. Creation of App. Using templates to create home page. Projects vs Apps Django offers a very useful modular […]

Write your first web crawler in Python Scrapy

The scraping series will not get completed without discussing Scrapy. In this post I am going to write a web crawler that will scrape data from OLX’s Electronics & Appliances’ items. Before I get into the code, how about having a brief intro of Scrapy itself? What is Scrapy? From Wikipedia: Scrapy (/ˈskreɪpi/ skray-pee)[1] is a […]

Write a Gmail autoresponder by using Python Selenium

In earlier posts(here and here) I discuss how to use Python requests and beautifulsoup library to access and scrape a website. This time I am going to make a simple Gmail Autoresponder that responds to a certain mail. Before I discuss how to do it, a few words about Selenium and why is it going to make […]