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The Python Requests Module

Introduction

Dealing with HTTP requests is not an easy task in any programming language. If we talk about Python, it comes with two built-in modules, urllib and urllib2, to handle HTTP related operation. Both modules come with a different set of functionalities and many times they need to be used

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Converting Strings to datetime in Python

Introduction

One of the most common problems that we face in software development is handling dates and times. After getting a date-time string from an API, for example, we need to convert it to a human-readable format. Again, if the same API is used in different timezones, the conversion will

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The Python tempfile Module

Introduction

Temporary files, or "tempfiles", are mainly used to store intermediate information on disk for an application. These files are normally created for different purposes such as temporary backup or if the application is dealing with a large dataset bigger than the system's memory, etc. Ideally, these files are located

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