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Where can I find examples of good Mathematica programming practice?

I consider myself a pretty good Mathematica programmer, but I'm always looking out for ways to either improve my way of doing things in Mathematica, or to see if there's something nifty that I haven't ...
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Fetching data from HTML source

I want to generate a couple of plots/graphs with Area 51 statistics. Since Area 51 doesn't work with the SE API, I'm forced to find another way to get the information I want. That other way is with <...
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How to scrape the headlines from New York Times and Wall Street Journal?

How to scrape headlines from New York Times, Wall Street Journal main pages to create datasets similar to this service? Importing HTML from nyt.com (HTML4) results in a ...
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Frequency of punctuation characters used in Mathematica languages

I would like to determine the computer language character frequency in Mathematica code. I want to remap my keyboard to the most used character such as [], {}, -, +. There are the frequency of ...
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How to make a picture grid of all Nobel Laureates in physics?

I want to make a picture grid of all Nobel Laureates in physics using mathematica. Later I wanna print this picture grid on a big wall! The first thought I came up with is to exploit the powerful ...
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Converting structured data to a dataset [duplicate]

A Dataset seems perfect to represent structured data. Has anyone already thought about how to convert as efficiently/elegantly as possible an XML or JSON file to a Dataset in Mathematica 10 ?
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CSS Selectors for Symbolic XML

Symbolic XML is a convenient way of managing XML in Mathematica, at least for casual use or small tasks. Here and elsewhere you can find examples of XML handling in Mathematica, including XSLT/XPath ...
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How to download pictures from webpage automatically?

Today, I read a good web page about love which owns many beautiful pictures. It is fussy for me to download every picture hand-by-hand, so I'd like to use Mathematica to do this case automatically. I ...
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How can I import a table from a Wikipedia page?

I'm trying to import this table from a wikipedia page containing the list of lunar missions into a Mathematica as an Association. Here, I'm trying to use the new <...
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Cleaning up a List of HTML Data to Render Usable Information

I am using Mathematica to scrape information from webpages. To get file information, I am gathering plain text that is enclosed by <tr> and ...
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Extracting text from nested HTML lists <ul> <li>

We wish to analyze the tree structure of HTML documents that consist of nested lists, ie, using the HTML tags <ul> and ...
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Run Command Not Executing Node

How do I make the following command work in Mathematia? Import["!\"C:\\Program Files\\nodejs\\node.exe\" -p console.log('test')", "Text"] I don't get any output ...
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Automating sequential import of data from web

I am trying to import data from multiple web pages hosted by a single online source. The data is posted by the source as one data set per web page for each week of the year. I would like to import the ...
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Watch File in Directory .NET

How might I watch for a specific file to change in a directory using Mathematica/.NET code? The following works in .NET but fires twice when you change the file. ...
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How to download tables from a url?

I'm trying to import all the tables on a website, this one in particular: https://aws.amazon.com/ec2/pricing/ For local files that are already tabular, ...

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