~ Add users to a file in Python - python made easy

Add a new user to a file in Python - this involves writing to the file

Challenge -Add a new user to the file (write a full user's record to the file)

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""" ==============TASK
What if we want to ADD a new user to fakefacebook?! We would need to WRITE (and not read) from file

1.Add the required user input to add an entire full record to the file. (e.g. id, firstname, lastname, username, password, no.of.friends,etc.)
2. Write this record to the file, as has been shown with the example below

import csv

#1. This code snippet asks the user to enter an ID number and first name, and writes it to the file (appends)

with open('fakefacebook_write.txt','a',newline="") as fo: #open the file in append mode (add to file, we don't wish to overwrite!)
        Writer=csv.writer(fo) #fo = file out (this can be called anything you like)
        id=input("Enter ID:")
        firstname=input("Enter firstname:")
        print("Record has been written to file")

File Contents


ID,firstname, lastname,username,password,email,no_of_likes
001,Ruth,Marvin,marvR,pass123,[email protected],400
002,Carter,Smith,smithC,open123,[email protected],200
003,Joe,Blogs, blogsJ,2bg123,[email protected],99
004,Ruth,Pigachee,pigR,pig123,[email protected],72

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