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Persisting Cookies from Initial Request in Python Requests

Author: Mohan Ganesan

Date: Feb 3, 2024

Save and re-use cookies in Python requests. Use cookies for session state and authentication. Save cookies to variable or use a session for automatic cookie persistence.

Understanding the Aiohttp Request Object in Python

Author: Mohan Ganesan

Date: Mar 3, 2024

The aiohttp request object provides valuable information about incoming HTTP requests in Python web applications.

Should I learn Selenium or Scrapy?

Author: Mohan Ganesan

Date: Feb 5, 2024

Automating tests with Selenium saves time and reduces errors, while Scrapy is better for large scale web scraping.

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