reStructuredText (RST) Tutorial

reStructuredText (one word) is a plain-text markup language for writing technical documents, books, websites, and more. It is easy to read and write because it is just regular text and all you need is a simple text editor. Even Notepad would suffice. Despite it being written in plain-text, it is powerful enough to create professional technical documentation, books, and websites.

Walk a Directory in Python

A common task when working with files is to walk through a directory, that is, recursively get every file in every directory starting in some location. The Python 3 os module has several functions useful for working with files and directories. One in particular, os.walk() is useful for recursively going through a directory and getting the contents in a structured way. These examples will show you a couple options for walking a directory recursively.