Craigslist data analysis

Posted on Sun 27 September 2015 in computation • Tagged with python, scraping, data analysis, visualization

Using Craigslist to compare prices in the Bay AreaΒΆ

In the last post I showed how to use a simple python bot to scrape data from Criagslist. This is a quick follow-up to take a peek at the data.

Note - data that you scrape from Craigslist is pretty limited. They tend to clear out old posts, and you can only scrape from recent posts anyway to avoid them blocking you.

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