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Discussion in 'General Programming Chat' started by ivarga, Sep 21, 2015.

  1. ivarga

    ivarga Junior Member

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    So I've been studying Python for well over 3 months now & im very interested in developing something that automates a task for me.
    The only thing is that I don't know what to code, what would benefit me for now to start off with as well as maybe in the future to make a couple of bucks off.
    Any help is adviced!

    Sorry if this is in the wrong section of the Forum, I couldnt find any better place for this thread to fit in.
    I tried posting this in the "Black Hat Tools" section.. Didnt go too well.
     
  2. Asif WILSON Khan

    Asif WILSON Khan Executive VIP Jr. VIP

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    So you want to automate a task but don't actually know what task to automate?
    Not sure 3 months of studying Python will generate you an income just yet.
    Look through the forum and see what bots/scripts are being requested and attempt to code something that meets the requirements.
    People tend to be on the lookout for bots, scrapers and account creation tools.
     
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    Build a scraper. Data collection is always a good path to follow. Big money in data
     
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    Data Scraping is Really a Good start.
     
  5. harizd

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    Read through the forum and make a note of challenges that are often faced by marketers.
    Instagram, Facebook and Twitter sections of this forum is a good place to start. Once you find a challenge, build a bot / software that could address it. If you do this right and it works, you'll make much more than 'couple of bucks'.

    Good luck.
     
  6. ivarga

    ivarga Junior Member

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    Thank you! That will be my goal for the upcoming months!
     
  7. bretonel

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    1. Scrape something
    2. Put it in a database
    3. Make a service that gives you the info from the database
    4. Do a little page that shows the scraped info

    This should keep you busy for some months but at the end you'll return a better programmer
     
  8. LEADCODE

    LEADCODE Registered Member

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    I would suggest creating a simple bot for one of the major social networking platforms, to start with.

    From there you can go ahead develop more complex features.
     
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    Social Media tool or data scraper. You should start from here.. :) Good luck!
     
  10. davids355

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    Just start with something that interests you - anything that you will enjoy making even if it's not sellable, it will give you experience etc and probably lead to new ideas.