How to Append a Dictionary to a Non-Existent CSV File

Appending data to a CSV file is a common task in data processing. But what if the CSV file doesn’t exist yet? Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to append a dictionary to a non-existent CSV file using Python’s csv module. Prerequisites: πŸ§‘β€πŸ’» Step 1: Import CSV and OS Python Libraries πŸ§‘β€πŸ’» Step 2: Check … Read more

Python Web Scraping: From URL to CSV in No Time

Setting up the Environment Before diving into web scraping with Python, set up your environment by installing the necessary libraries. First, install the following libraries: requests, BeautifulSoup, and pandas. These packages play a crucial role in web scraping, each serving different purposes.✨ To install these libraries, click on the previously provided links for a full … Read more

How to Export MySQL to a CSV (Dashboard+Python)

This article shows you how to export a Database Table to a CSV file using MySQL. ℹ️ SQL, an acronym for Structured Query Language, is the language of the Database! This standardized language is used to manage databases, tables and the data they hold. A must-have in the coding world. This language allows coders to … Read more

Python Convert Parquet to CSV

Problem πŸ’¬ Challenge: How to convert a Parquet file ‘my_file.parquet’ to a CSV file ‘my_file.csv’ in Python? In case you don’t know what a Parquet file is, here’s the definition: πŸ’‘ Info: Apache Parquet is an open-source, column-oriented data file format designed for efficient data storage and retrieval using data compression and encoding schemes to … Read more

Python Convert Markdown Table to CSV

Problem Given the following Markdown table stored in ‘’: 🐍 Python Challenge: How to convert the Markdown table to a CSV file ‘my_file.csv’? Solution To convert a Markdown table .md file to a CSV file in Python, first read the Markdown table file by using the f.readlines() method on the opened file object f, by … Read more

How to Print a String and an Integer

Problem Formulation and Solution Overview In this article, you’ll learn how to print a string and an integer together in Python. To make it more fun, we have the following running scenario: The Finxter Academy has decided to send its users an encouraging message using their First Name (a String) and Problems Solved (an Integer). … Read more

How to Ignore Case in Python Strings

Problem Formulation and Solution Overview In this article, you’ll learn how to ignore (upper/lower/title) case characters when dealing with Strings in Python. The main reason for ignoring the case of a String is to perform accurate String comparisons or to return accurate search results. For example, the following three (3) Strings are not identical. If … Read more