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In this Bite you will parse Packt's free learning ebook site extracting the html for the daily free ebook:
As this page is changing all the time (and to not hit their servers too much) we saved a copy of the html on our server and loaded it into
Now the best part: meet your new best friend when dealing with HTML: BeautifulSoup, a module that makes dealing with html a breeze.
Get coding: complete
get_bookby making a
Soupobject and parsing out the relevant fields as defined in
Book. Next populate and return this
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