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Exercise files: Python: Data Analysis
Exercise files: Python: Data Analysis

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Q: The course shows how to download files from FTP and web servers using Python 3.X. How do I do the same thing with Python 2.7?

A: First import urllib, then use urllib.urlretrieve(URL,filename). For instance, to download the stations.txt files used in the chapter 5 video “Downloading and parsing data files,” you’d do urllib.urlretrieve(‘ftp://ftp.ncdc.noaa.gov/pub/data/ghcn/daily/ghcnd-stations.txt','stations.txt').

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Big Data Developer IT Programming Languages Pandas NumPy Python

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