Create your own ‘Reading Stats’ page for medium.com using Python

Part 1: Extracting the data from articles read

Macbook with graphs and stats on screen
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I have known about ‘medium’ for some time, but have always been a free-to-play member. I would use my 5 free reads on the first day of the month and then bookmark loads of articles I intended to read the following month. I am probably the perfect candidate for transitioning to…