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Example files from the "Reading Web Pages, Part 1: Using webread" video

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Example files shown in the "Using webread" video on the "Stuart's MATLAB Videos" blog


Updated 01 Sep 2016

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These are the example files used in the video "Reading Web Pages, Part 1: Using webread" on the "Stuart's MATLAB Videos" blog. In this video, I show how to use webread to surf Wikipedia pages to investigate how many steps it takes to go from a random page to the page on Philosophy.

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Matt Tearle (2021). Example files from the "Reading Web Pages, Part 1: Using webread" video (, MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

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My version of Matlab 2016a

I tried to tun this script, but encounter error from 1st line, webread. Can you help. Error message:

>> txt = webread('');
Error using readContentFromWebService (line 45)
The server returned the message: "Server redirected too many times (20)" for
(with HTTP response code unknown).

Error in webread (line 122)
[varargout{1:nargout}] = readContentFromWebService(connection, options);

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