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Real-time Scraping - Simple Script
import requests
from bs4 import BeautifulSoup
r = requests.get('')
soup = BeautifulSoup(r.text, 'html.parser')
resultsRow = soup.find_all('a', {'class': 'search_result_row'})
results = []
for resultRow in resultsRow:
gameURL = resultRow.get('href')
title = resultRow.find('span', {'class': 'title'}).text
releaseDate = resultRow.find('div', {'class': 'search_released'}).text
imgURL ='div.search_capsule img')[0].get('src')
price = None
discountedPrice = None
# The price is a bit more tricky to get since it is not always there
# Basically we're checking if it is there, then we get rid of the
# whitespaces.
# Then we look for a discounted price, if it exists, we get the full
# text of the div.search_price selector. This will return the full
# price appended at the discounted price.
# We then simply replace the price by an empty string to get only
# the value of the discounted price.
if ('div.search_price span strike')):
price ='div.search_price span strike')[
0].text.strip(' \t\n\r')
if ('div.search_price')):
rawDiscountPrice =
'div.search_price')[0].text.strip(' \t\n\r')
discountedPrice = rawDiscountPrice.replace(price, '')
# Once formatted, the data are then appended to the results list
'gameURL': gameURL,
'title': title,
'releaseDate': releaseDate,
'imgURL': imgURL,
'price': price,
'discountedPrice': discountedPrice
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