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Extract Bitcoin Price In Realtime

This article talks about how we can read web pages and extract current Bitcoin prices. Now, to perform this web scrapping, we need a few things: Website Web scrapping libraries/tools  Programming language Website This is the website from which we are going to read the price of Bitcoin. There are many websites, from which you can read this data but for this article, I'm using  CoinmarketcapDOTcom. Web Scraping Libraries/Tools There are many web scraping libraries and tools available in the market. Below is the list of my recommendations: Beautiful Soup Scrapy Requests (HTTP for humans) LXML Selenium If you want to know the brief of any of these, you can watch out my YouTube channel named Shweta Lodha.  For this article, I'm using  Requests  along with  Beautiful Soup . Programing Language This article uses Python as a programming language import requests from bs4 import BeautifulSoup as bs URL = "