Python – How to Open a File by Regular Expression?

In Python, you can use the glob module’s glob.glob(pattern) function to find all the pathnames matching a specified pattern (e.g., ‘*.py’) according to the rules used by the Unix shell, which includes functionality for wildcard matching that can be used similarly to regular expressions for filename matching. Here’s a minimal example that filters out all … Read more

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

Organize Files by Suffix: How I Created a Python Script to Automate a Boring Task

Does the nature of your work involve going through a folder full of dozens, hundreds, or even thousands of files? What if you were told to organize those files according to their extension in a subdirectory, imagine how boring and time-consuming such a task would be if the files contain dozens of extensions! What if … Read more

I Used This Python Script to Rename All Files in Subfolders (Recursive)

I’m currently working on a website project for the Finxter ecosystem, where I’m given a folder with subfolders (and subfolders within) that contain image files. Example folder structure: folder — subfolder1 —- image1.jpg —- image2.jpg —- image3.jpg — subfolder2 —-image1.jpg —-image2.jpg Across the subfolders, the files may have the same name, which causes an issue … Read more

Python ‘termios’ Module Not Found (Easy Fix)

The termios module is a Python built-in module on Unix-like systems such as Linux, Ubuntu, and macOS. See this part of the documentation that shows how it’s only focused on Unix systems: How to Fix any Error: No Module Named ‘termios’? Because termios is part of the Python standard library on Unix operating systems, you … Read more