How to initialize a 2D List in Python?

The list is a data structure that is used to store multiple values linearly. However, there exist two-dimensional data. A multi-dimensional data structure is needed to keep such type of data. In Python, a two-dimensional list is an important data structure. It is essential to learn the working of Python 1D list efficiently to work […]

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Recursive File and Directory Manipulation in Python (Part 1)

If you are looking to utilize Python to manipulate your directory tree or files on your system, there are many tools to help, including Python’s standard os module. The following is a simple/basic recipe to assist with finding certain files on your system by file extension. If you have had the experience of “losing” a […]

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Recursive File and Directory Manipulation in Python (Part 2)

In Part 1 we looked at how to use the os.path.walk and os.walk methods to find and list files of a certain extension under a directory tree. The former function is only present in the Python 2.x, and the latter is available in both Python 2.x and Python 3.x. As we saw in the previous […]

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Recursive File and Directory Manipulation in Python (Part 3)

In Part 2 of this series we expanded our file-searching script to be able to search for multiple file extensions under a tree, and to write the results (all paths to files of matching extensions found) to a log file. Now that we’ve come to the final part of the series, we’ll add more functionality […]

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