Making life efficient by scraping internet, summarising articles and automating tasks

Sarthak Deshwal (~sarthak3)




More of knowledge, less of time. Lots of links to read to get relevant information. Lot of tasks to perform when you switch on your system. Does the problem sounds familiar? Do you want to ease some of your tasks? This workshop will take you through the steps to solve all above problems.

  • You will be able to scrape internet and filter out the information you need and understanding it rather than wasting much of your time on searching.
  • You will be able to summarise articles, so that you know, if the article is relevant and you should invest time in reading it whole.
  • You will be able to automate many of your repetative tasks and boring tasks.

The workshop will be a step by step guide. In the end, one will be able to dive much deeper and write many useful scripts using Python to make life more efficient.

The contents of workshop:

  • Introduction
  • Web Crawler
  • Scraping links
  • Summarising articles
  • Automating tasks


  • Basic familiarity with python. Must be able to write "fizzbuzz" program
  • Basic HTML knowledge

Content URLs:

Slide Deck

Speaker Info:

I am currently Associate Software Development Engineer at Expedia Inc. I did my graduation from Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology, Delhi. I have been using Python for almost all 5 years now. I have used python not only for web-development and data science but also for easing my life through investing few minutes in writing scripts which in-effect saves a lot of my time like

  • Extracting content from geeksforgeeks and saving the content in pdf format on my harddisk (
  • Finding plagiarism in my articles (
  • I have more than 13.5K followers on for my Python beginner lessons. My primary interests are Network Security, AI in Medical Science and playing cricket.

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    Section: Core Python
    Type: Workshops
    Target Audience: Beginner
    Last Updated:

    Hi can you please upload the slides for the talk so that your proposal can be reviewed.

    Pradhvan Bisht (~cyber_freak)

    I have uploaded the Slide Deck. Do I need to upload/share code also?

    Sarthak Deshwal (~sarthak3)

    Hi, I do not see the video of this workshop on youtube. Do you have a recording or a article covering this workshop

    Regards, Kanchan

    Kanchan Asnani (~kanchan91)

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