Reading and writing text files is an essential programming skill. Python gives you a simple and powerful tool for working with text files: the open function. This lets you open a wide variety of files – both text or binary – in many different modes (read, write and append). Today we will show you how to read and write text files, and show you several ways to accomplish each task.
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