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Brown GIS and Data Tutorials

This guide contains GIS and data tutorials created by the Brown University Library

Sample Python Scripts for Using APIs

Not tutorials, but annotated, working Python scripts that illustrate how to access data from several different APIs. Examples include accessing population data from the US Census Bureau, intraday stock trades from Alpha Vantage, and metadata from the New York Times article archive.

For info on web scraping (which is not covered here), see the Web Scraping Toolkit.

Python APIs in Spyder IDE