Eight Python automation scripts to improve work efficiency and make fishing happier

Hello ~ Hello everyone, I'm Madoka

When we work ~ often do some repetitive things

For example: reading news, sending emails, checking the weather, cleaning folders, etc.

Is there any way to shorten or even cancel the time to do these things?

Of course there is! ! That is to use an automated script to pull~

This saves us having to do these tasks manually over and over again

Today I will bring you 8 python automation scripts to improve work efficiency~

1. Automatically read web news

This script can grab text from a web page and automatically read it aloud

This is a great option when you want to hear the news.

The code is divided into two parts, the first is to crawl the text of the web page through the crawler, and the second is to read the text aloud through the reading tool.

Required third-party libraries:

  • Beautiful Soup

Classic HTML/XML text parser, used to extract web page information;

  • requests

It is easy to use the anti-sky HTTP tool, which is used to send requests to web pages to obtain data;

  • Pyttsx3

Convert text to speech and control rate, frequency and speech;

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The specific code is as follows:

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import pyttsx3
import requests
from bs4 import BeautifulSoup
voices = engine.getProperty('voices')
newVoiceRate = 130                       ## Reduce The Speech Rate
engine.setProperty('voice', voices[1].id)
def speak(audio):
text = str(input("Paste article\n"))
res = requests.get(text)

articles = []
for i in range(len(soup.select('.p'))):
    article = soup.select('.p')[i].getText().strip()
text = " ".join(articles)
# engine.save_to_file(text, 'test.mp3') ## If you want to save the speech as a audio file

2. Automated data exploration

Data exploration is the first step in a data science project, you need to understand the basic information of the data to further analyze deeper value.

Generally, we will use pandas, matplotlib and other tools to explore the data

But you need to write a lot of code yourself, if you want to improve efficiency, Dtale is a good choice.

Dtale features an automated analysis report with one line of code, which combines the Flask backend and the React frontend

Provides us with an easy way to view and analyze Pandas data structures.

We can use Dtale on Jupyter.

Required third-party libraries:

  • Dtale

Automatically generate analysis reports

Get resource link click

The specific code is as follows:

### Importing Seaborn Library For Some Datasets
import seaborn as sns

### Printing Inbuilt Datasets of Seaborn Library

### Loading Titanic Dataset

### Importing The Library
import dtale

3. Automatically send multiple emails

This script can help us send emails in batches at regular intervals, and the content and attachments of emails can also be customized and adjusted, which is very practical.

Compared with mail clients, the advantage of Python scripts is that they can deploy mail services intelligently, in batches, and with high customization.

Required third-party libraries:

  • Email

for managing email messages;

  • Smtlib

Send email to an SMTP server, which defines an SMTP client session object that can send mail to any computer with an SMTP or ESMTP listener on the Internet

  • Pandas

Tools for data analysis and cleaning;

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The specific code is as follows:

import smtplib 
from email.message import EmailMessage

def send_email(remail, rsubject, rcontent):
    email = EmailMessage()                          ## Creating a object for EmailMessage
    email['from'] = 'The Pythoneer Here'            ## Person who is sending
    email['to'] = remail                            ## Whom we are sending
    email['subject'] = rsubject                     ## Subject of email
    email.set_content(rcontent)                     ## content of email
    with smtplib.SMTP(host='smtp.gmail.com',port=587)as smtp:     
        smtp.ehlo()                                 ## server object
        smtp.starttls()                             ## used to send data between server and client
        smtp.login("deltadelta371@gmail.com","delta@371") ## login id and password of gmail
        smtp.send_message(email)                    ## Sending email
        print("email send to ",remail)              ## Printing success message

if __name__ == '__main__':
    df = pd.read_excel('list.xlsx')
    length = len(df)+1

    for index, item in df.iterrows():
        email = item[0]
        subject = item[1]
        content = item[2]

4. Play random music from the list

This script will randomly select a song from the songs folder to play,

Note that os.startfile

Only Windows systems are supported.

The specific code is as follows:

import random, os 
music_dir = 'G:\\new english songs' 
songs = os.listdir(music_dir) 
song = random.randint(0,len(songs)) 
print(songs[song])  ## Prints The Song Name 
os.startfile(os.path.join(music_dir, songs[0]))  

5. Smart Weather Information

The National Weather Service website provides an API for obtaining weather forecasts, which directly returns weather data in json format.

So just take out the corresponding fields from json.

The following is the URL of the weather of the designated city (county, district), open the URL directly, and the weather data of the corresponding city will be returned.

for example:

http://www.weather.com.cn/data/cityinfo/101021200.html The weather website corresponding to Xuhui District, Shanghai.

The specific code is as follows:

mport requests 
import json 
import logging as log 
def get_weather_wind(url): 
    r = requests.get(url) 
    if r.status_code != 200: 
        log.error("Can't get weather data!") 
    info = json.loads(r.content.decode()) 
    # get wind data 
    data = info['weatherinfo'] 
    WD = data['WD'] 
    WS = data['WS'] 
    return "{}({})".format(WD, WS) 
def get_weather_city(url): 
    # open url and get return data 
    r = requests.get(url) 
    if r.status_code != 200: 
        log.error("Can't get weather data!") 
    # convert string to json 
    info = json.loads(r.content.decode()) 
    # get useful data 
    data = info['weatherinfo'] 
    city = data['city'] 
    temp1 = data['temp1'] 
    temp2 = data['temp2'] 
    weather = data['weather'] 
    return "{} {} {}~{}".format(city, weather, temp1, temp2) 
if __name__ == '__main__': 
    msg = """**weather reminder**:   
{} {}   
{} {}   
source: National Weather Service 

6. Convert PDF to Audio File

Script to convert pdf to audio file

The principle is also very simple, first use PyPDF to extract the text in the pdf, and then use Pyttsx3 to convert the text to speech.

The specific code is as follows:

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import pyttsx3,PyPDF2 
pdfreader = PyPDF2.PdfFileReader(open('story.pdf','rb')) 
speaker = pyttsx3.init() 
for page_num in range(pdfreader.numPages):    
    text = pdfreader.getPage(page_num).extractText()  ## extracting text from the PDF 
    cleaned_text = text.strip().replace('\n',' ')  ## Removes unnecessary spaces and break lines 
    print(cleaned_text)                ## Print the text from PDF 
    #speaker.say(cleaned_text)        ## Let The Speaker Speak The Text 
    speaker.save_to_file(cleaned_text,'story.mp3')  ## Saving Text In a audio file 'story.mp3' 

7. Convert long URLs to short URLs

Sometimes those big URLs become very annoying and hard to read and share, this script can turn long URLs into short ones.

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The specific code is as follows:

import contextlib 
from urllib.parse import urlencode 
from urllib.request import urlopen 
import sys 
def make_tiny(url): 
 request_url = ('http://tinyurl.com/api-create.php?' +  
 with contextlib.closing(urlopen(request_url)) as response: 
  return response.read().decode('utf-8') 
def main(): 
 for tinyurl in map(make_tiny, sys.argv[1:]): 
if __name__ == '__main__': 

8. Clean up the Downloads folder

One of the most confusing things in the world is the developer's download folder,

There are a lot of messy files inside.

This script will clean up your downloads folder according to the size limit,

Limited cleanup of older files.

The specific code is as follows:

import os 
import threading 
import time 
def get_file_list(file_path): 
#Files sorted by last modified time 
    dir_list = os.listdir(file_path) 
    if not dir_list: 
        dir_list = sorted(dir_list, key=lambda x: os.path.getmtime(os.path.join(file_path, x))) 
    return dir_list 
def get_size(file_path): 
        file_path ([type]): [Table of contents] 
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        [type]: returns the directory size, MB 
    for filename in os.listdir(file_path): 
        totalsize=totalsize+os.path.getsize(os.path.join(file_path, filename)) 
    #print(totalsize / 1024 / 1024) 
    return totalsize / 1024 / 1024 
def detect_file_size(file_path, size_Max, size_Del): 
        file_path ([type]): [File Directory] 
        size_Max ([type]): [Folder maximum size] 
        size_Del ([type]): [Exceed size_Max size to delete] 
    if get_size(file_path) > size_Max: 
        fileList = get_file_list(file_path) 
        for i in range(len(fileList)): 
            if get_size(file_path) > (size_Max - size_Del): 
                print ("del :%d %s" % (i + 1, fileList[i])) 
                #os.remove(file_path + fileList[i]) 

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Posted by mannyee on Sat, 08 Oct 2022 00:33:39 +0300