Hardcore Scraping!

Open Source Hong Kong and Hong Kong R User Group present: Hardcore Scraping!

A crossover event between Open Source Hong Kong and Hong Kong R User Group to show you the practical web scraping solutions and they are really hardcore!

Date: 26 September 2015, Saturday.
Time: 3:00-5:30pm
Venue: Digital Media Lab, Journalism and Media Studies Centre, The University of Hong Kong (Direction)
OSHK Event Page: https://opensource.hk/hardcore-scraping

No RSVP required, seats are limited, Available in first come first serve.

Open Source Hong Kong starts to manage attendance records and to issue attendance certificates to its members for professional development. For enquiry, please email to [email protected].


  • Sammy Fung on Python’s Scrapy
  • Guy Freeman on R’s Rvest
  • Fuk Chan on Web Browser Automation with Selenium
  • Francis Chong Chan Fai on Javascript web scraping

Cover Photo Credit/Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:DARPA_Big_Data.jpg

Sammy Fung

Sammy is the President and Founder of Open Source Hong Kong. He is also the founder of the Open Platform Society. In 2022, He become a board member of the GNOME Foundation and a fellow member of the Python Software Foundation.

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