Writing Python File at Specific Interval

subhabangalore at gmail.com subhabangalore at gmail.com
Sun Jul 20 13:15:30 CEST 2014


On Thursday, July 10, 2014 5:21:01 AM UTC+5:30, Denis McMahon wrote:
> On Wed, 09 Jul 2014 07:36:49 -0700, subhabangalore wrote:
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> > The code (a basic crawler) would run every morning or evening, on a
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> > predefined time. [This part is fine].
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> > In the next part, I am trying to store the daily results to a new file.
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> So what you want to do is store each day's results in a new file, so 
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> probably you want to create a filename that looks something like an iso 
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> 8601 date.
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> Luckily for you python has this functionality available:
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> https://docs.python.org/2/library/datetime.html#date-objects
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> $ python
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> Python 2.7.3 (default, Feb 27 2014, 19:58:35) 
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> [GCC 4.6.3] on linux2
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> Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
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> >>> from datetime import date
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> >>> fn = date.today().isoformat() + ".log"
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> >>> print fn
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> 2014-07-10.log
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> >>> quit()
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> $
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> Once you have a string containing your filename, you might use:
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> fp = open( fn, "w" )
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> fp.write( data )
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> fp.close()
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> -- 
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> Denis McMahon, denismfmcmahon at gmail.com

Dear Group,
Thank you for your kind suggestion. It worked. 
Regards,
Subhabrata Banerjee.



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