Python CSV to UTF-8

This article concerns the conversion and handling of CSV file formats in combination with the UTF-8 encoding standard. 💡 The Unicode Transformation Format 8-Bit (UTF-8) is a variable-width character encoding used for electronic communication. UTF-8 can encode more than 1 million (more or less weird) characters using 1 to 4 byte code units. Example UTF-8 … Read more

How to Check the Plotly Dash Version in Python?

How to Check the Plotly Dash Version in the Terminal or Shell (Unix/macOS/Linux/Windows? To check the dash version in your Windows, Unix, macOS, or Linux environment, you can run the command pip list in your terminal or shell and locate the dash output with version information in the format x.y.z (e.g., 2.5.1) Here’s an example … Read more

How to Erase Contents of a File

Problem Formulation and Solution Overview In this article, you’ll learn how to erase the contents of a file in Python. To make it more fun, we have the following running scenario: Let’s say you have a Python script that retrieves the daily stock exchange prices for five (5) Tech Companies and saves it to prices.txt. … Read more