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 membership@opensource.hk.


  • 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

Mr Sammy Fung is President and Founder of Open Source Hong Kong. He establish online community of Open Source Hong Kong in 2006, and its activities in 2010. Sammy starts his contributions in open source community in 1997, he is co-founder and founding chairman of Hong Kong Linux User Group. In 2011, Sammy also participates in open source community across Asia, he joins GNOME Asia committee in 2012, and becomes first Mozilla representative for Hong Kong in 2013. Sammy is a Python developer, open source contributer, and tech writier. He is experienced in Data Science, Django, Scrapy. GitHub / Twitter: @sammyfung Affiliates: - GNOME Asia: Committee Member. - GNOME Foundation: Member. - Mozilla: Mozilla Represenative. - Hong Kong Python User Group (HKPUG): Organiser. - Python Software Foundation: Member.

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