Learn how to work with the Python CSV module, and automate simple work tasks! Find out how to open, read, write a CSV file in Python.
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Python is a general-purpose language that allows you to perform tasks related to different flavors of programming and data science. Thanks to Python, you can freely process different file formats and automate your daily work with text files. After completing this course, you'll be able to automate CSV-related tasks.
How to Read and Write CSV Files in Python is an online course that introduces you, without going into too much detail, to CSV file operations. You'll learn how it works and see some practical examples.
After the introduction, you'll learn how to read CSV files with opencsv and process them in for loops. You'll also learn how to read a CSV row into a list or dictionary and how to switch between various CSV formats.
Finally, you'll find that there's no single CSV standard and will learn how to create a CSV dialect that matches your preferred CSV file format.
How to Read and Write CSV Files in Python is one of the courses from our Python File Processing series, where you'll learn how to work with files of different formats in Python. You can complete online courses from the Python File Processing series in your desired order, as they're independent!
Do you deal with CSV file at work? Then this skill is a must-have on your list. Start learning it today!
This online course will be of interest to data science beginners and business professionals performing data analysis with CSV files.
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What are CSV files? Let's find out!
Learn how to read CSV files in Python
Learn how to write data into CSV files
Learn how to use CSV dialects in Python
Check your skills in this final quiz