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How to scrape Google reviews using Python

This post explains how to scrape Google reviews using Python. We use two popular Python packages extensively used for scraping, BeautifulSoup and Splinter. Though the process or the code snippets can be used to scrape reviews for any business listed in Google, but I am more interested in scraping reviews for restaurants in US.

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Run Python Scraper as Google Cloud Function

Web scrapers run on a regular basis to extract information. Today every application irrespective of size is deployed on Cloud providers like AWS, Google Cloud and Azure. In this article we will see how to deploy our Ebay product scraper as Google cloud function.

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Effective Web Scraping with Python

Web scraping is a process of automatically extracting information from websites. Web scrapers are small programs written to crawl and extract specific information from a webpage. For example, getting latest news items from news websites like BBC, CNN etc.

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Reading and Writing WAV files with compression in Python using Pywav

Testing voice applications involve handling RTP streams. Most of the IVR applications use PCMA/PCMU codecs to stream voice over RTP. PyWav is a Python library which helps you to convert those RAW streams with PCMU/PCMA encodings into a WAV file.

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