His code gives me the idea to try to implement the waypaver scraping script in python https://github.com/bshambaugh/waypaver-lsi/blob/master/scraper-four.php . I don't need it in Python, but such an exercise would teach me a bit about python in addition to making refactoring the PHP script to a more OOP scheme more interesting. Python is all about objects. Everything in Python is an object. If I wanted to go further, he mentioned coderbyte (https://coderbyte.com/) which offers some challenges as well as asking and answering questions on stackoverflow.
Resolving the programmers page at python.org (https://wiki.python.org/moin/BeginnersGuide/Programmers) leads me to a resource at (http://www.afterhoursprogramming.com/tutorial/Python/Overview/). I even found a tutorial about a web crawler if I want it (https://code.tutsplus.com/courses/crawl-the-web-with-python).
Looking at my scraper tells me I need to retrieve web pages. The Requests gives me some idea: http://docs.python-requests.org/en/master/ . If I believe the good words about it, it may be a good idea.
Doing this would also lead me to understand the code in SWAP (if I care to understand it). http://www.w3.org/2000/10/swap.doc