Learning Python with Advent of Code Walkthroughs

Dazbo's Advent of Code solutions, written in Python

The Python Journey - My AoC Template

I like to start each AoC challenge using this template file. It brings together everything we’ve covered in the Python Journey so far.

Author: Darren
Date: 01/12/2021

Solving https://adventofcode.com/2021/day/1

Solution overview:

from pathlib import Path
import logging
import time

logger = logging.getLogger(__name__)

SCRIPT_DIR = Path(__file__).parent
INPUT_FILE = Path(SCRIPT_DIR, "input/sample_input.txt")
# INPUT_FILE = Path(SCRIPT_DIR, "input/input.txt")

def main():
    with open(INPUT_FILE, mode="rt") as f:
        data = f.read().splitlines()

if __name__ == "__main__":
    t1 = time.perf_counter()
    t2 = time.perf_counter()
    logger.info("Execution time: %0.4f seconds", t2 - t1)

A couple of things I haven’t discussed so far: