Scraping Google Trends with Selenium and Python

I first became interested in Google trends while searching for data to bolster a machine learning model I was developing to predict cryptocurrency market movements. I happened upon this article that suggests that there’s an impressively high correlation between the price of a cryptocurrency and the volume of related searches on Google. Some of the normalized plots… Read More Scraping Google Trends with Selenium and Python

Scraping Javascript Rendered Websites with Python and Selenium

One of the tricky things you’ll likely encounter while scraping web pages is javascript rendered content. Some websites look as simple as can be, but still contain javascript rendered data that you may need to deal with. Take Blockchain.info for example: Suppose that we’re interested in scraping ‘Blocks mined’ from the page. Taking a look… Read More Scraping Javascript Rendered Websites with Python and Selenium