Use this tag for reviews of code that performs file system operations, such as creating, deleting, renaming, moving, copying, reading, and writing files.

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Optionally creating a directory path based based on existence in NodeJS

I've been doing some reading and tutorials. As such I've contrived a node based project to apply what I've learned. I thought this was a good example as it had some conditional async calls and error ...
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Loading modifications at runtime

I'm working on a game engine among other things in Java, and would like to know how to optimise my code, as it is ridiculously ugly and bloated. I'm terrible with operating the ...
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Parsing locally stored HTML files

I am working with this code to parse through HTML files stored on my computer and extract HTML text by defining a certain tag that should be found: ...
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Converting images to greyscale using JuicyPixel

I would like to use Haskell to do some image processing so I have been writing small programs to test performance. I wrote a program to batch convert PNG images from color to greyscale. I compared the ...
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Grouping filenames by basename and extension

I have created a function that parses a directory tree, and returns a list of lists that groups specific files within for later program specific parsing. I feel like it could be done better, ...
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Recursively walk directories with a callback function

This code works, but I want to refine it: ...
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Simple file renamer in C

It's been some time since I wrote something in C. I am looking for some advices related to my code in terms of coding style, bad/wrong logic, optimization (performance) and good practices. The code ...
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Finding all non-empty directories and their files on an SFTP server with Paramiko

The purpose of the following function is to find all non-empty directories, and the files in those non-empty directories. It recursively checks each directory on an SFTP server to see if it has any ...
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Simple program that copies just new files from one directory to another

I'm doing a Python course for beginners, and the last assignment was to create a program using shutil and wxpython that can copy new files (created in the last 24 hours) from one folder into another, ...
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Create share folder, AD security group, add descriptions, and apply security to new folder

My goal for this script was to: Create new folder Create AD group FS-TESTSHARE-R Create AD group FS-TESTSHARE-RW Apply both groups to the new share folder Set full read permissions to FS-TESTSHARE-R ...
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Uploading multiple files using a class

Below I have implemented a class that will validate and upload files based on the specified rules. ...
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Batch script to make folders hidden

I just wrote a simple script cmd to hide private folders by combining several scripts from the Internet. Can anyone give me suggestions for improvement? This batch file uses a password hidden by ...
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From new Q to compiler in 30 seconds

Reviewing code doesn't necessarily require actually building it, but it's often helpful to do so in order to evaluate fully. I usually create a CMake project and ...
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Find a specific file, or find all executable files within the system path

I wrote a function to find a specific file, or all the executable files with a given name and accessing flag, and I want to make ...
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Exporting a UserForm from the VBE… and working around API bugs

Rubberduck has been using an extension method to export code files, notably for source control purposes. While testing source control, I ran into a weird bug in the VBIDE API, which caused UserForm ...
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Removing folders from my rails app with rake

I'm trying to remove the tmp/letter_opener folder. Everything works fine, just wondering if there's a better way to write it. My next step is to write some tests, ...
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Copy files mentioned in an Excel sheet

Please help me in reducing the time complexity of this code as it is taking a long time to read its Excel input. ...
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Recursive directory copy program

A little while ago, I had to write a little C# application to recover my HDD data (full context on this question) To answer my problem I developed a console application which job was to recursively ...
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Finding duplicates in given list of files

I implemented a simple tool to find duplicate files, by applying the following strategy: Take a list of files and return the sets of duplicates (set of sets) Implement a custom ...
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Resolving the path to a Bash script

I wrote a function to resolve the full path to the current Bash script, and I'm wondering if it's SOLID: ...
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Finding the latest file in a folder

I'm a bit new to Python and sort of learning on my own. I wrote a small function to help me find the latest file in a directory. Taking a step back, it reads a bit janky and I was curious what steps ...
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File presence check for an automated workflow

I am working on a script for an automated workflow. It expects a CSV and a disk image to be present in the directory that is supplied as args.input. I want to check for and handle every possible ...
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Auto move files to a sub folder with Ruby

I started writing a script to handle my file downloads in osx because they quickly pile up and it gets time consuming to do this manually by drag and drop. I am looking forward to get some feedback. ...
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Walking a directory in Haskell

I wrote a function that recursively walks a given directory. ...
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Frequency of words in all files of a directory using Future - Scala

I created a program to get frequency of word in all files in a directory using Future API ...
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File read/write methods

I'm using some simple files for caching and some basic user data. I was first just using file_put_contens and file_get_contents, ...
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Randomly choose a game executable from a folder 2.0

After asking Randomly choose a game executable from a folder, I applied the recommended changes. I also redesigned the program to make use of the MVVM (Model-View-Viewmodel) paradigm, using Prism 6.0. ...
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Bookshelf with Sorting, Categories and File I/O

I've been working on a project originally for school regarding object-oriented design, where I was supposed to write a class for a book and a bookshelf, and then have a driver class to add a couple ...
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List of Files in any Folder - Scala

I have written a code to count the number of files in a folder and if there are any folder inside folder it will count the files in that folder too. ...
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Applescript to change file extensions

I'm new at scripting, but I thought it would be handy to have a script that would change the extensions of selected files in Finder. I run this script from an automator service so that batch changing ...
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Randomly choose a game executable from a folder

I've written a Universal Windows Application which allows you to select a folder and shows the icon and name of a random executable from anywhere in that folder. The intent is to be a Game Roulette, ...
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Uncompress archive, check contents, add missing files, recompress archive

The code looks for the specified .tgz file, if it's not present, it creates it. It looks for files ending in .txt in the cwd and adds them to a list. It decompresses the gzip, checks for the .txt ...
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Perl recursive copy and move functions

I know a module like this already exists on CPAN, but I wanted to write my own simplified version that accepts wildcards in the input. I don't write many Perl modules so I figured I would post the ...
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File system manipulation helper

What do you think about this file system manipulation helper? There is an utility class Folder which I can use to define directory structure of my app: ...
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Reading entire contents of file at a given java.no.file.Path into a String

What I'm wanting to do is create a String readFile(Path filePath, Charset encoding) method, that returns the entire contents of a given file. I'm wanting the ...
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Scanning a directory and listing contents in an HTML file

My program simply accepts the name of a directory from the user, scans said directory and generates an HTML file that lists the contents. Is there any way that this can be improved? ...
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Write binary save file in Python

I'm fixed on the save file format. There are only three types of data: long (NumPy int32 array, independent of platform) ...
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Categorize episode-file names - Follow up

This is a follow up to this question. I have implemented changes to the code as they were suggested in the previous question and have made a few changes of my own. But it has been mentioned that the ...
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Delete orphaned SIDS + change to full control

I need to delete all the orphaned SIDs in the ACLs of about 20 shares (between 100GB/6TB) and change full control of users groups to other permissions (modify or read/execute). I have done this script ...
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Create a folder and perform a SaveAs

I have this code that is working as intended. Since I am still learning VBA and coding, I was wondering if anyone could look at this at let me know if there is another way to write this. This is part ...
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Mapping phone numbers to names [closed]

Problem description: You are given a phone book that consists of your friend's names and their phone number. After that you will be given your friend's name as query. For each query, print the ...
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Uploading data to Google Drive

I have created a project which uploads data from my local storage to my Google Drive account using the Google Drive API. You can read about how to run it on its Github repository. The main script ...
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Accessing files in a child directory in Python 2.7.x

I have written the below script for use in Python 2.7.x. In essence, I want the script to access a folder contained within the directory the script is and then add all files contained within to a ...
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Algorithm to categorize episode-file names efficiently

I'm trying to categorize file names of anime episodes (for now) into appropriate title based categories. The Show-titles are parsed from an XML file (I got from Anime News Network). EDIT: The passed ...
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Implementation of the ls command with several options - follow-up 2

I've made more improvements from previous iterations and my own, including: Added the -n flag (print owner and group IDs instead of names) Eliminated some ...
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Folder watching in Go

To try and track down a troublesome AS400 bug, my company wants me to keep track of the order in which files are put into a folder. I spent an hour whipping something up in Go, but I'm still pretty ...
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Implementation of the ls command with several options - follow-up

I've made vast improvements to my previous ls implementation, including: Added new flags: -g (omit owner listing) ...
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Implementation of the ls command with several options

As part of a past assignment, I've expanded on this implementation of ls to have more options available, including non-standard ones. It currently supports these ...
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Writing to a newly created file, with support for unit testing

When now increasingly making code unit testable, I notice that code gets bloated, only to get dependencies out. A simple file operation, like saving a file, and, if a file with the name already ...
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Simulation of image transfer over noisy channel

Following this question, I've tried to rewrite some core methods to avoid using String for bit operations, and I ended up using ...