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Modern Web Scraping with Python using Scrapy Splash Selenium Course

Modern Web Scraping with Python using Scrapy Splash Selenium Course

Become an expert in web scraping and web crawling using Python 3, Scrapy, Splash and Selenium 2nd EDITION (2020)

What you’ll learn

Modern Web Scraping with Python using Scrapy Splash Selenium Course

  • Understand the fundamentals of Web Scraping
  • Scrape websites using Scrapy
  • Understand Xpath & CSS Selectors
  • Build a complete Spider from A to Z
  • Store the extracted Data in MongoDb & SQLite3
  • Scrape JavaScript websites using Splash & Selenium
  • Build a CrawlSpider
  • Understand the Crawling behavior
  • Build a custom Middleware
  • Web Scraping best practices
  • Avoid getting banned while scraping websites
  • Bypass cloudflare
  • Scrape APIs
  • Scrape infinite scroll websites
  • Working with Cookies
  • Deploy spiders locally and to the cloud
  • Run spiders periodically
  • Prevent storing duplicated data
  • Build datasets
  • Log in to websites using Scrapy
  • Download images and files using Scrapy


  • Basics of Python
  • Internet access


Web Scraping nowadays has become one of the hottest topics, there are plenty of paid tools out there in the market that doesn’t show you anything how things are done as you will be always limited to their functionalities as a consumer.

In this course you won’t be a consumer anymore, I’ll teach you how you can build your own scraping tool ( spider ) using Scrapy.

You will learn:

  1. The fundamentals of Web Scraping
  2. How to build a complete spider
  3. The fundamentals of XPath & CSS Selectors
  4. How to locate content/nodes from the DOM using XPath & CSS
  5. How to store the data in JSONCSV… and even to an external database(MongoDb & SQLite3)
  6. How to write your own custom Pipeline
  7. Fundamentals of Splash
  8. How to scrape Javascript websites using Scrapy Splash & Selenium
  9. The Crawling behavior
  10. How to build a CrawlSpider
  11. How to avoid getting banned while scraping websites
  12. How to build a custom Middleware
  13. Web Scraping best practices
  14. How to scrape APIs
  15. How to use Request Cookies
  16. How to scrape infinite scroll websites
  17. Host spiders in Heroku for free
  18. Run spiders periodically with a custom script
  19. Prevent storing duplicated data
  20. Deploy Splash to Heroku
  21. Write data to Excel files
  22. Login to websites using Scrapy
  23. Download Files & Images using Scrapy
  24. Use Proxies with Scrapy Spider
  25. Use Crawlera with Scrapy & Splash
  26. Use Proxies with CrawlSpider

What makes this course different from the others, and why you should enroll?

  • First, this is the most updated course. You will be using Python 3.7, Scrapy 1.6 and Splash 3.0
  • You will have an in-depth step by step guide on how to become a professional web scraper.
  • You will learn how to use Splash & Selenium to scrape JavaScript websites and I can assure you, you won’t find any tutorials out there that teach how to really use Splash like I’ll be doing in this course.
  • You will learn how to host spiders in Heroku as well as Splash(Exclusive).
  • You will learn how to create a custom script so spiders can run periodically without any intervention from you.
  • 30 days money-back guarantee by Udemy

So whether you are a data analyst who wants to add web scraping to his toolset or someone else who wants to learn how to extract unstructured data from unstructured HTML web pages and then store back that data in a structured way to apply some data analysis on it then you are welcome to join this course.


“I was particularly looking for web scraping using XPATHs and this course is addressing that. It also covers dynamic paging. A proper mix of theory and practical. A must-have for those who wants to do web scraping . GREAT learning experience !!! “. By Hiran Kumar

“90% of what I was searching for!!! Great job!! Clear explanations and great communication with Ahmed”. By Raylyson Estanista

“Admed’s Web scraping course is awesome . His approach using Python with scrapy and splash works well with all websites especially those that make heavy use of JavaScript. Ahmed is a gifted educator: expert communicator, passionate, conscientious and accessible to his students. I highly recommend this course and any of Ahmed Rafik’s Udemy courses. “. By Richard Blackmon

“Great course, and a nice introduction to Scrapy (I’m someone with no Python experience whatsoever).”. By I S

“Excellent course. Quick and thorough at the same time. Ahmed is incredibly responsive to the students and often replies to questions within minutes! Highest recommendation.” By Robert Nolte

“That course is very good and explanation is crystal clear! The instructor is very supportive in case of questions. Highly recommended.” By Shubina Ekaterina

“I like the course. Clear explanations and good comunication with Ahmed. All topics is interesting and full of information. I improved my skils in Scrapy. Author update course content by new videos. It’s a big bonus) Explained more advance topics I never see in other courses. Thank you, Ahmed. Waiting for new videos)”. By Ruslan Romanenko

Who this course is for:

  • Anyone who wants to scrape data from any website
  • Anyone who wants to learn Scrapy
  • Who wants to automate the task of copying contents from websites
  • Anyone who wants to learn how to scrape Javascript websites using Scrapy-Splash & Selenium

Modern Web Scraping with Python using Scrapy Splash Selenium Course


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