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Libraries in Web Scraping

Much of web scraping relies on popular community tools and libraries. In this section, we will cover some of the most common libraries used in web scraping.

Since web scraping is a complex chain of actions, it is often useful to use a library that provides a high-level API for common tasks. This allows to focus on the scraping logic and not on the low-level details of HTTP requests and HTML parsing.

To explore web popular web scraping libraries by language see the sidebar on the left. Each library page contains summary, meta details, some use examples and alternative/similar projects.