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CrossNodes: Scripting Clinic: Dissecting a Live Python... Script

May 28, 2004, 05:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Carla Schroder)

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"Last time we covered some Python fundamentals, and exposed the seekrit tricks and traps that foil new Python users. This month we're going to dissect a nice Python script line-by-line, that you may learn something useful thereby, then go forth and script some more. It is called 'pyfind.'

"pyfind is brought to you courtesy of ace coder Akkana Peck, whose expertise made this tutorial possible. It searches for groups of file types with a single command. In this example, it searches for image files, or for many types of Web files. It is easily modifiable to search for whatever your heart desires..."

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