Python 101

Python 101: Reading and Writing CSV Files

Python has a vast library of modules that are included with its distribution. The csv module gives the Python programmer the ability to parse CSV (Comma Separated Values) files. A CSV file is a human readable text file where each line has a number of fields, separated by commas or some other delimiter. You can …

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Python: How to Create Rotating Logs

Python’s logging module has lots of options. In this article, we will looks at the logging module’s ability to create Rotating Logs. Python supports two types of rotating logs: Rotate logs based on size (RotatingFileHandler) Rotate the logs based on some time interval (TimedRotatingFileHandler) Let’s spend some time learning how each of these two types …

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Python 101: An Intro to ConfigParser

Configuration files are used by both users and programmers. They are usually used for storing your applications settings or even your operating system’s settings. Python’s core library includes a module called ConfigParser that you can use for creating and interacting with configuration files. We’ll spend a few minutes learning how it works in this article.