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Questions tagged [python-2.x]

Python 2 is the predecessor of Python 3 and its last version, Python 2.7 was formally released on July 3, 2010. Use this tag along with the main python tag to denote programs that are meant to be run on a Python 2 interpreter only. Do not mix this tag with the python-3.x tag.

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Correct Python script structure [on hold]

I've been programming in Python for some time now and I've always used the below structure to organize my code. Lately, I've been wondering if this structure is an ideal and correct one to use ...
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Improving the speed of creation for three Perlin Noise Maps in Python?

I am interested in learning how I can improve the speed of the code in this pygame file. I iterate over 6400 * 1800 * 3 or 34,560,000 elements of various numpy arrays here to apply noise values to ...
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Generate EFF diceware passwords with Python

I wanted to write a commandline scipt to generate diceware passwords based on the EFF diceware list. The script (diceware_password.py) can be found below. It was ...
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automating to push changes to github for multiple repos using python

This Python script does following activities: clone repo, as provided from the list creating a new branch "jenkinsMigrate" rename Jenkinsfile to Jenkinsfile.migrate push code to GitHub in a new ...
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Plotting terrain pixels with PyGame based on random NumPy array

I am experimenting with Perlin Noise and random map generation. I have a 2D numpy ndarray full of 16-bit floats called map_list that I call from the singleton ...
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Functional vs non functional approach in python [closed]

This is not a task, but I want to know what the general consensus is on functional programming. Particularly functional programming in Python. The two snippets of code I am comparing are the ...
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First python program: basic calculator

I want to start learning python for fun and so I could dig into machine learning projects later in the future maybe. I started off with a small calculator project just to get the hang of the language ...
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Capitalize a sequence of lines entered via console input and print/return

I'm running through the popular python practice exercises located at github: https://github.com/zhiwehu/Python-programming-exercises/blob/master/100%2B%20Python%20challenging%20programming%20exercises....
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Choose numbers from a grid, minimising the sum

Given a 2-D input matrix, I need to pick elements from it. constraint: you can pick one number at each row, each column given: number boards are given expected output: print least sum of ...
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Python Type System

Problem Statement: I am writing Job Scheduling software in Python. I expect users of this software to provide Job definition in XML like format. For example: ...
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Free time calculator

I started learning Python 2 about a week ago, using Codecademy and Stack Overflow answers to help me learn. I wrote a code to calculate the user's free time based on user sleep and work time. It also ...
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Guess-the-number game by a Python beginner

For some background I'm pretty much a beginner and attempting to learn Python currently. So I decided after a few days of lessons I'd look for some beginner projects to test my knowledge. A website ...
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Application to monitor device power levels for deviations

I have a high performance, computation intensive application that runs on a Centos 7 machine with Python 2.7.5. I'll try to explain what the application does: The application runs an infinite loop, ...
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Looping through multiple regex efficiently

I'm writing a program that adds all network interfaces with multiple parameters to a list. I have written the following code, which should work out of the box on any Linux system with Python and ...
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Most efficient way to find spatial order from a list of tuples (Python)

I have a circle-growth algorithm (line-growth with closed links) where new points are added between existing points at each iteration. The linkage information of each point is stored as a tuple in a ...
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Python Firewall-Connection-Event Filter too slow

I've written a little piece of code to filter Firewall-Connection-Events by a certain group of IPs. But the code can't keep up since the input is fairly huge. I am looking for ways to make this code ...
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Managing multiple sockets in a network client in Python

I'm writing a small FIX client in Python (2.7, constraint I cannot waive for now, unfortunately). There will be multiple sockets, connecting to different ports, so I thought I'd create a ...
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String compression function in python code [closed]

I need to create a function called compress that compresses a string by replacing any repeated letters with a letter and number. Can someone suggest a better way to do this? ...
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Implementing a customized helpful hints function which includes docstring but much shorter than Python help()

When I show others how to use this module I have them make a PROJECT instance and then add other objects. ...
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Python code for buffer creation and intersection

The script below uses an ArcPy package which helps to create buffer of the impact around a location where a blast occurs(user entered), intersects with building footprint which is the point of ...
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Pet hotel system in Python

I am doing a simple application for a pet hotel. I have almost finished but I'm still new on Python and I would like to see if there is a more efficient way to write this. My next steps would be to ...
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Bin packing variant

As in classical bin packing problem, this is an algorithm that optimises the number of bins of a certain size used to hold a list of objects of varying size. In my variant I also work with a second ...
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List directories, subdirectories and files, while ignoring some dirs

In my application, the user may or may not want to ignore some directories. I can do that, but it seems like I am repeating myself. Does anyone have an idea to refactor that? ...
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Analyzing distances between clusters of orders [closed]

I wrote the Python class below, which does what I want it to do, but the data structure is a mess. Was wondering if there was a better structure I could use to get the same results but with better ...
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Fully Constrained Least Squares (FCLS) Linear Spectral Mixture Analysis Method

I have written code using Python for Fully Constrained Least Squares (FCLS) Linear Spectral Mixture Analysis, which could be applied for unmixing multispectral image successfully. However, the ...
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Simple one time pad cipher

I had this idea not to long ago on creating a secure chat for people who need to be not meddled with when talking (like whistleblowers, hackers, etc) talking to one of my friends about it he said I ...
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MinMax product for large matrices

I created this program which runs with no error, but I'd like to have some comments if it is possible to optimize it, since I need to run the program with N = 3200. ...
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Replace characters using multiple dependent regular expression substitutions

I've written the following Python module to iterate over field values in the following two fields: "NAME_LABEL", "CATEGORY". I'm using regular expressions in the following function: "...
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Python Readability for SQL query [closed]

I have this piece of code in Python 2.7: As you can see is very hard to read the SQL query, what is the best way to re-write it? ...
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OLED display application for Raspberry Pi

Python script to output status information to a small OLED screen connected to a Raspberry Pi. I'm relatively new at writing python so although the app works and outputs correct information it is far ...
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Looping text in Python with directional control

The code is an implementation of looping text (similar to a circular buffer - wraps around when it reaches the edge of the defined bounds) with directional control. The code is functional and works ...
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Python optimized base64 writer for streamed files

I needed to make a base64 file encoder where you can control the read buffer size. This is what I came up with and it's quite fast. It might be able to be simpler but still maintain its performance ...
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Decoding a string encoded by Caesar Cipher and some delimiters [closed]

I have the following code which I seek to optimize. The result of the bruteforce I already have but I'm just trying to learn some more python using the same example. The code in the data needs to be ...
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Code to find the sum of the product of all size-n combinations of an array

The title is a bit of a mouthful, so here's a quick example: You've got an array, maybe just the digits 1-3, and you want to get the sum of product of all size-2 combinations of the array. Those ...
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Function to test for different conditions in input data

I have the following function that checks a data record to see if it has met certain criteria specified separately in configuration settings. The configurations are set up as a list of dictionaries ...
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Printing all the factors as well as the prime factors of a given number using Python 2.7.x

Okay here is my maiden attempt at programming using Python 2.7. I need help or feedback on this code: How do I know about the processing cycles this program consumes? How do I implement this idea ...
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Printing factors and prime factors of a number

I am a 46 year young newbie trying to learn programming for fun and adventure. I do this in my free time. Some very nice gentlemen on stackoverflow have sent me here. I wish that someone could review ...
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How to make my neural network train faster

I'm trying to train my neural network and for the most part it's going well. However, I'd like it if it could train faster and was wondering if anyone could give some advice. I'm trying mostly to ...
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Python 2.7 Powerball Game

This game allows one to either pick their own lottery numbers or have them generated and checks them with the most recent numbers, jackpot, and multiplier. I use concepts such as ...
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Simple CLI Python Hangman game

Preamble: I am very new to Python, and outside of Googling functions and a former work colleague telling me why I'm wrong, I have no formal training and haven't taken any "Learn Python" courses. I ...
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Sorting software version list using Python 2.7 (no modules)

I am participating in a challenge and one of the challenges was to write a script to sort a list of software versions (ex: 1.0, 1.3.2, 12, 1.3.0). Here is the my solution: ...
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Generate Letter Combinations of a Phone Number

The task: Given a string containing digits from 2-9 inclusive, return all possible letter combinations that the number could represent. and my solution: ...
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Quora upvotes trends Hackerrank challenge

The following code is my solution to an old problem I found today. Input Format Line 1: Two integers, N (1 ≤ N ≤ 106) and window size K (1 ≤ K ≤ N) Line 2: N positive integers of upvote ...
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Streaming scheduled TV shows according to a CSV playlist

I'm very new to Python, and I've made a small program/script that will allow me to stream specific files at a given time. My idea is that I have a .csv file for each day, with one row for each movie/...
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Noughts and crosses game for 2 players

This is my first program in Python that I have coded and I am relatively happy with how it turned out. I would like to know how I could make my code shorter and more efficient. ...
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Download the JSON from API and parse the data like Unique Voting Station Name and Councillors Name

Please give me some pointers on how I can improve this project with Python 2.7. ...
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Google FooBar “Prepare The Bunnies Escape”

I'm currently working through the google FooBar challenge, and I'm on the third level, in which I have to find the distance between the top left and bottom right points on a grid. The grid is filled ...
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Python lexicon class

First time around Code Review so please be gentle (and I am happy for comments on which angles of this post are a good fit and which less so). I'm not pretty much used to software engineering in ...
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A-Star Search with 3D Universe

I am attempting to write up a program in Python that will find the shortest path between two nodes in 3D space. The actual domain is the EVE-Online Universe, which is composed of systems connected by ...