One of the basic elements of programming languages are variables. Simply speaking a variable is an abstraction layer for the memory cells that contain the actual value. For us, as a developer, it is easier to remember the name of the memory cell than it is to remember its physical
In general, network services follow the traditional client/server model. One computer acts as a server to provide a certain service and another computer represents the client side which makes use of this service. In order to communicate over the network a network socket comes into play, mostly only referred
As serialized data structures, Python programmers intensively use arrays, lists, and dictionaries. Storing these data structures persistently requires either a file or a database to work with. This article describes how to write a list to file, and how to read that list back into memory.
As pointed out in a previous article that deals with reading data from files, file handling belongs to the essential knowledge of every professional Python programmer. This feature is a core part of the Python language, and no extra module needs to be loaded to do it properly.