In this series of videos, Matt Tearle demonstrates how to read web pages with the webread function. In this application, he reads a random Wiki page and follows the first link in the text to see how many steps it takes to get to the article on philosophy. It usually does not take very long, and this is discussed in this wiki article: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Getting_to_Philosophy
Part 1: Using webread
This week, in the first of a series of videos, my colleague Matt Tearle demonstrates how to read web pages with the
Part 2: Using try/catch to Handle Errors
In the next video in his series on reading web pages, Matt uses a
try/catch statement to make his code more robust.