Outline for February 14, 2018

Reading: §7

  1. Searching a list
    1. Example use: linear search [linsearch.py]
    2. Example use: recursive linear search [rlinsearch.py]
  2. Files
    1. What is a file?
    2. What can you do with it? (For example, read, write, append)
    3. Types of files (text, binary)
  3. File Input and Output for text files
    1. Opening and closing: open(filename, mode), close()
    2. Reading: readline(), readlines(), read(), read(n)
    3. Writing: write(str), writelines(list)
  4. Examples
    1. Print out a named file [fileio1.py]
    2. Print out a named file and prepend line numbers [fileio2.py]
    3. Store the output in filename.lst [fileio3.py]
  5. Examples
    1. Put lines in a file in random order [randlines.py]
    2. Read in a list of words from a file, then search it as requested; similar to linear search program [search-1.py]
    3. Now see how many words you checked total [search-1c.py]

Matt Bishop
Department of Computer Science
University of California at Davis
Davis, CA 95616-8562 USA
Last modified: Version of February 13, 2018 at 8:39PM
Winter Quarter 2018
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