How To Process Command Line Arguments?

Let's learn how helpful argparse module can be.

Have you ever wondered how to process command line arguments in Python? Yeah, there’s a module for that. It’s called argparse, which is a replacement for optparse. In this lesson, we’ll be taking a whirlwind tour of this helpful module. Let’s start with something simple!

Getting started

We have always found the simplest way to explain a coding concept is to show some code. So that’s what we’re going to do.

argparse() simple example

Here’s a super simple example that doesn’t do much:

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