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.
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.
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.