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Google Translate

Postby wavic » Wed Aug 03, 2016 12:42 am

I was looking for web scrapping tutorials and I came across these slides: ... -scrapping

I've found it useful and I want to share it. So I've did some changes as handling command line arguments and adding bs4 instead the old one. GUI can be implement easy.
It is intended for English/Bulgarian translation. Additional languages can be added easy. As variables or argparse the command line arguments for variety of languages.

url = ''
sl = source language
tl = target language

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#!/usr/bin/env python3
# -*- coding: utf-8 -*-

import requests
from bs4 import BeautifulSoup
import sys

def main():
    url = ''

    q = '+'.join(sys.argv[1:])

    full_url = '{}{}'.format(url, q)

    # for BeautifulSoup 3 uncoment this and coment the next one
    #soup = BeautifulSoup(requests.get(full_url).content,
    #                    convertEntities=BeautifulSoup.HTML_ENTITIES)

    soup = BeautifulSoup(requests.get(full_url).content, "lxml")

    print((soup.find('div', {'id': 'gt-res-content'}).find('span',
                        {'id': 'result_box'}).text))

if __name__ == '__main__':
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Re: Google Translate

Postby snippsat » Wed Aug 03, 2016 4:32 pm

Good ;)
Can do a little rewrite so that argument which is given to search string clearer,
and easier to change.
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import requests
from bs4 import BeautifulSoup

def translate
    url = '{}&tl={}&text={}'.\

    soup = BeautifulSoup(requests.get(url).content, "lxml")
    print((soup.find('div', id='gt-res-content').
             find('span', id='result_box').text))

if __name__ == '__main__':
    from_lang = 'en'
    to_lang = 'de'
    trans = 'Hello my car is red'
    translate(from_lang,to_lang,trans) #--> Hallo mein Auto ist rot   

TextBlob is cool :P
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>>> from textblob import TextBlob
>>> en_blob = TextBlob(u'Simple is better than complex.')
TextBlob("Einfach ist besser als kompliziert."

GUI can be implement easy.

Remember it did a GUI for this in WxPython,has to be 7-8 year ago.
Then was Google translate api free.
Looked like this.
We will be moving to on October 1 2016
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