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Python TextCalendar Module: monthcalendar() method

monthcalendar() method

The monthrange() method is used to get a matrix representing a month’s calendar.
Each row represents a week; days outside of the month a represented by zeros.
Each week begins with Monday unless set by setfirstweekday().

Syntax:

monthcalendar(year, month)

Parameters:

Name Description Required /
Optional
Type
year Year for which the calendar should be generated. Required Number
month Month for which the calendar should be generated. Required Number

Example of monthcalendar() method

import calendar
print(calendar.monthcalendar(2016,5))

Output:

[[0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 1, 2], [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9], [10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16], [17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23], [24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30], [31, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0]]

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What is the difference between Python's list methods append and extend?

append: Appends object at the end.

x = [1, 2, 3]
x.append([4, 5])
print (x)

Output:

[1, 2, 3, [4, 5]]

extend: Extends list by appending elements from the iterable.

x = [1, 2, 3]
x.extend([4, 5])
print (x)

Output:

[1, 2, 3, 4, 5]

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