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What does the character import Theft work in the video? In the repl?
what does the word import means generally in python
Mel RumseyTreehouse Staff
Hi Hanwen Zhang!
Importing is when you are accessing a different
python script or
python module from your working python file. For example, If you are wanting to get a random number between 1 and 10, there is a python
module that you can access called
random which contains a randint() function. When you
import random you are gaining access to everything that module contains. So when you call
random.randint(1,10) that is accessing the random module, calling the
randint() function, and passing in the required arguments.
What Kenneth is doing when importing random is he is also using the randint() function, but only for the numbers 0 and 1 because the integer
You can read up more on importing here! Hope this helps!