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Scraping Website: How to Write a Script in Python

Here's a python script that you can use as a model to scrape a website. Python script The below logic uses BeautifulSoup Package for web scraping. import requests from bs4 import BeautifulSoup url = '' response = requests.get(url) soup = BeautifulSoup(response.text, 'html.parser') # Print the title of the webpage print(soup.title.text) # Print all the links in the webpage for link in soup.find_all('a'):     print(link.get('href')) In this script, we first import the Requests and Beautiful Soup libraries. We then define the URL we want to scrape and use the Requests library to send a GET request to that URL. We then pass the response text to Beautiful Soup to parse the HTML contents of the webpage. We then use Beautiful Soup to extract the title of the webpage and print it to the console. We also use a for loop to find all the links in the webpage and print their href attributes to the console. This is just a basic example, but

10 Top Blockchain Advantages for Finance Projects

In the business world, the transactions are — orders, payments, account tracking and much more. Often, each participant has his or her own ledger — and, thus, a version of the truth that may differ from other participants. Top Blockchain Features   You can avoid fraud... These multiple ledgers can be a recipe for error, fraud, and inefficiency. But because members on a blockchain share a common view of the truth, it’s now possible to see all details of a transaction end-to-end, reducing those vulnerabilities . Ordinary ledger Vs Shared Ledger Each participant has his own, separate ledger — increasing the possibility of human error or fraud. Reliance on intermediaries for validation creates inefficiencies. Can become a paper-laden process, resulting in frequent delays and potential losses for all stakeholders. How to Avoid the Complexity Single, shared, tamper-evident ledger — once recorded, transactions cannot be altered. All parties must give consensus before a new transactio