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Python Programming - Working with Lists and Files
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  • Python Programming - Working with Lists and Files will teach you about creating and modifying lists, creating files and saving data to those files. You will also learn about reading data form files along with what csv files are and getting data from them.

    The course begins by introducing you to lists. You will learn about creating lists, both empty lists and lists with values in them. You will learn about how to add data to your lists, updating and deleting items on your list, and searching through your lists.

    Next, you will learn how to create a file with your code, and how to write data to your file. You will learn how to close the file after your code is finished using it. You will also learn what csv files are, and the process of opening and reading data from files. You will learn about importing the csv library to help with reading data from csv files, and about taking the data from your csv file and putting it in a list.

    This course will be of great interest to those learners who wish to get started in programming and improve their ability to write programs using the Python programming language.

    Prerequisites: Your will need to have completed the previous courses on programming with Python: 'Programming Concepts with Python', 'Python Programming - Working with Numbers, Dates and Time' and 'Python Programming Working with Complex Decisions and Events'.

  • Having completed this course you will be able to: - Explain how to create lists in your programming. - Describe the process of updating and modifying your list. - Explain how to search through a list. - Describe the process of creating a file with your code. - Describe how to write information to a file. - Explain the process of reading from a file. - Recognize a csv file and reading data from a csv file.

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