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Tag: opendata

Using git-history to build a web scraper in less than a minute

Simon Willison describes in his blog post git-history, a python tool which leverages a pattern, previously described by Simon to scrape web content via Github actions. Basically the pattern scrapes a web resource and commits differences into a git repository. I wanted to try this pattern on a to this date static source of open data, to supply the future with a time series of this former static source. So I did with the parking data of Frankfurt and you can inspect the data in this repository.