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Command Line Interfaces in Python (Summary)

In this course, you’ve navigated many different aspects of Python command line arguments. You should feel prepared to apply the following skills to your code:

  • The conventions and pseudo-standards of Python command line arguments
  • The origins of sys.argv in Python
  • The usage of sys.argv to provide flexibility in running your Python programs
  • The Python standard libraries like argparse or getopt that abstract command line processing
  • The powerful Python packages like click and python_toolkit to further improve the usability of your programs

To gain further insights about Python command line arguments and their many facets, you may want to check out the following resources:

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