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Python videos | Python Part 5 - Modules
Posted by Andy Brown on 12 October 2021
The key to writing Python programs is to make effective use of modules (both those built in to Python, and external ones). This tutorial shows you how to import, install, list and use modules.
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This video has the following accompanying files:
|Useful links.txt||Text file||Useful links to websites|
|Useful modules.png||Image||A list of useful built-in modules|
|Built-in modules.py||Python code||Calculating square root of 2 by importing math|
|Examples of built-in modules.py||Python code||Examples using modules like sys and os|
|Installing modules.py||Python code||Using the imported requests module|
|settings.json||JSON file||Settings file including Code Runner module setting|
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