Tag: Learn Python the Hard Way Exercise 15

LPTHW - Exercise 15: Reading Files

LPTHW - Exercise 15 This is an interesting lesson. It may take a few minutes to get the mental abstraction of what is going on with the open() and read() commands. Open and read? When we work with and open files ourselves in something like a text document, we associate 'open' with 'read' i.e. we as humans read the file immediately as it opens, so we can do stuff with it.