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looking for a good tutorial for a HTML Parser

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I was looking for a good tutorial for a "HTML Parser". My intention was to extract tables from web pages or information from tables in web pages.

I tried to make a search, I got HTMLParser, BeautifulSoup, etc. HTMLParser works fine for me, but I am looking for a good tutorial to learn it nicely.

I could not use BeautifulSoup as I did not find an .exe file.

I am using Python 2.7 on Windows 7 SP1 (64 bit).

I am looking for a good tutorial for HTMLParser or any similar parser which have an .exe file for my environment and a good tutorial.

posted Jul 2, 2013 by anonymous

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Take a read of the topic "Parsing, creating, and Manipulating HTML Documents" from chapter five of Text Processing in Python.

http://gnosis.cx/TPiP/chap5.txt

answer Jul 2, 2013 by anonymous
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I believe that BeautifulSoup is a pure-Python module, and so does not have a .exe file. However, it does have good tutorials:

https://duckduckgo.com/html/?q=beautifulsoup+tutorial

Why do you care about a .exe file? Most Python libraries are .py files.

answer Jul 3, 2013 by anonymous
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