Exercises, examples and other material relating to training module Y201. This module is presented on Private Courses
and Specially Run Courses
Python is heavily used to extract statistics and trends from large data
flows, and / or to reformat those flows as output from one program as
input for another (otherwise incompatible) program. And it's also heavily
used for data and data file management.
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Examples from our training material
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| Data Munging Example
| Data for spam signup demo
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Topics covered in this module
The os module.
Stat and filecmp modules.
More on the sys module.
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