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BeautifulSoup

A Python library for pulling data out of HTML and XML files
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What is BeautifulSoup?

It works with your favorite parser to provide idiomatic ways of navigating, searching, and modifying the parse tree. It commonly saves programmers hours or days of work.
BeautifulSoup is a tool in the Web Scraping API category of a tech stack.

Who uses BeautifulSoup?

Companies
8 companies reportedly use BeautifulSoup in their tech stacks, including Kinderboerderij het Gouden Gansje, mediabox-lv, and Ukuli Data.

Developers
67 developers on StackShare have stated that they use BeautifulSoup.

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Pros of BeautifulSoup
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Parsed html even when poorly formed
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It just works
Decisions about BeautifulSoup

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose BeautifulSoup in their tech stack.

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BeautifulSoup Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to BeautifulSoup?
Scrapy
It is the most popular web scraping framework in Python. An open source and collaborative framework for extracting the data you need from websites. In a fast, simple, yet extensible way.
Selenium
Selenium automates browsers. That's it! What you do with that power is entirely up to you. Primarily, it is for automating web applications for testing purposes, but is certainly not limited to just that. Boring web-based administration tasks can (and should!) also be automated as well.
JavaScript
JavaScript is most known as the scripting language for Web pages, but used in many non-browser environments as well such as node.js or Apache CouchDB. It is a prototype-based, multi-paradigm scripting language that is dynamic,and supports object-oriented, imperative, and functional programming styles.
Git
Git is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency.
GitHub
GitHub is the best place to share code with friends, co-workers, classmates, and complete strangers. Over three million people use GitHub to build amazing things together.
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