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

logging.basicConfig(format="%(asctime)s.%(msecs)03d:%(levelname)s:%(name)s:\t%(message)s", 
                    datefmt='%H:%M:%S')
logger = logging.getLogger(__name__)
logger.setLevel(logging.DEBUG)

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()
        
    logger.debug(data)

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

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