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Python Web Scraping: Display the name of the most recently added dataset on data.gov

Python Web Scraping: Exercise-5 with Solution

Write a Python program to display the name of the most recently added dataset on data.gov.

Sample Solution:-

Python Code:

from lxml import html
import requests
response = requests.get('http://catalog.data.gov/dataset?q=&sort=metadata_created+desc')
doc = html.fromstring(response.text)
title = doc.cssselect('h3.dataset-heading')[0].text_content()
print("The name of the most recently added dataset on data.gov:")
print(title.strip())

Output:

The name of the most recently added dataset on data.gov:
Small Cell Locations
 

Flowchart:

Python Web Scraping Flowchart: Display the name of the most recently added dataset on data.gov

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