Python XML Primer Tutorial

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The Python programming language has great modules for parsing and manipulating XML data, from the “old days” PyXML, now not actively supported, to the ElementTree functionality we work with, today, to show you some parsing of some very simple XML input data. Perhaps you want to read a previous Python tutorial here at Python List Primer Tutorial as shown below to get a feel for Python again, should you be a beginner here. So below Wikipedia talks about Python …

Python is a programming language that lets you work more quickly and integrate your systems more effectively. You can learn to use Python and see almost immediate gains in productivity and lower maintenance costs.

In this primer tutorial you can see some XML Purchase Order data being parsed and each of its Part Numbers (or you often see the term “Sku”) being changed to write out new XML where the Part Numbers get a prefix of “x” from what they used to be.

Here is another Python tutorial called Python Processing Directory Filespec Primer Tutorial.

Today’s tutorial uses a Linux desktop environment, but Python (with Django for example) can be your “goto” web server language or can be the CGI language of choice with PHP, for example, to be useful for web applications.

Link to downloadable Python programming source code which can be renamed to product_parse.py here, that works with the input product_parse.xml file data (resulting in out.xml) with the command …


python product_parse.py < product_parse.xml

Link to Python website … Home of Python … where quote up the top resides
Link to a very useful Python ElementTree tutorial which helped with this tutorial, so, thanks … Useful Python ElementTree tutorial
Link to Python jobs done … Python jobs done … personal experience
And yes, it’s true … the language name is a fond reference to Monty Python


Previous relevant Python List Primer Tutorial is shown below.

Python List Primer Tutorial ... //www.python.org/

Python List Primer Tutorial ... //www.python.org/

In this tutorial we examine some functionality code snippets suiting Python list data structure, in response to, really, and extending, a Yahoo Answers question. Lists, like tuples, are interesting in that different base data types that can’t cohabit an array can be part of a list, or tuple. This tutorial builds on the Python Primer Tutorial of previous times, presented below. Let’s see immediately below what Wikipedia says about the very interesting Python programming language.

Python is a programming language that lets you work more quickly and integrate your systems more effectively. You can learn to use Python and see almost immediate gains in productivity and lower maintenance costs.

In this primer tutorial you can see some list usage in Python for a Linux Bash session via the Mac laptop application Terminal.

Here is another Python tutorial called Python Processing Directory Filespec Primer Tutorial.

Link to downloadable Python programming source code which can be renamed to listwork.py here.

Want to see it as a live run? This is more problematic with cgi-bin default language of Perl and server-side language of PHP, as at our web server. However there is a way to redirect the output of a PHP exec call of the Python into some HTML and show that (easiest in the root directory of the website), and then this (kind of awkward (… but would be pretty easy to make it less awkward)) live run is possible. The programming PHP source code for this is listwork.php here. The Three P’s ride again (Perl is sick today, so rides as a hologram)! But she’s a gem (chortle, chortle).

Link to Python website … Home of Python … where quote up the top resides
Link to a very useful Python tuple tutorial which helped with this tutorial, so, thanks … Useful Python tuple tutorial
Link to Python jobs done … Python jobs done … personal experience
And yes, it’s true … the language name is a fond reference to Monty Python


Previous Python Primer Tutorial is shown below.

Python Primer Tutorial ... //www.python.org/

Python Primer Tutorial ... //www.python.org/

Have you heard of Python?

Python is a programming language that lets you work more quickly and integrate your systems more effectively. You can learn to use Python and see almost immediate gains in productivity and lower maintenance costs.

Have used it for Games Programming and it is great at parsing XML via the SAX API.

Python has some really interesting data structures such as tuples, lists, sets, dictionaries for instance … read more here.

In this primer tutorial you can see some snapshots showing examples of use.

Here is another Python tutorial called Python Processing Directory Filespec Primer Tutorial.

Link to Python website … Home of Python … where quote up the top resides
Link to Python jobs done … Python jobs done … personal experience
And yes, it’s true … the language name is a fond reference to Monty Python


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