Tooling Tuesday – Glob: find files in a directory with #Python @biglesp
CircuitPythoner Les writes about Glob – Unix style pathname pattern expansion…or in simpler terms, it is a library that we can use to search drives, directories for files.
Why is this useful?
Well you might be writing a script that looks for certain files and then creates backups in a remote location. You can use glob to read the directory into a list, then pause for x number of minutes before creating a list that we can compare with the first for any changes. Glob can read the files into lists ready for our use.
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