Saturday, August 8, 2020

Python os.listdir() Method



Hello dear readers! Welcome back to another section of our tutorial on Python. In this tutorial guide, we are going to be studying about the Os listdir() method.

Python os listdir() method returns a list containing the names of the entries in the directory given by path. The list is in arbitrary order. It does not include any of the special entries '.' and '..' even if present in the directory.

Syntaxi

The following below is the syntax for Python Os listdir() method -

os.listdir( path )


Parameter Details

  • path - The directory which needs to be explored.

Return Value

It returns a list containing the names of entries in the directory given by path.

Example

The following below is a simple example -

#!/usr/bin/python

import os, sys

# Open a file
path = "/var/www/html/"
dirs = os.listdir( path )

# This would print all the files and directories
for file in dirs:
   print file

Output
When the above code is executed, it will produce the following result -

test.htm
stamp
faq.htm
_vti_txt
robots.txt
itemlisting
resumelisting
writing_effective_resume.htm
advertisebusiness.htm
papers
resume

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Alright guys! This is where we are rounding up for this tutorial post. In our next tutorial, we are going to be discussing about the Python OS lseek() Method.

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