Import standard library modules to add features Python programs

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Explore the Python standard library, adding a module to your program, and downloading third-party packages.

In this module, you will:

  • Explore the Python standard library
  • Add the include statement to tell the Python compiler which modules you will use in your code
  • Use the pip utility to download third-party open source packages


  • You should have your Python development environment setup.
  • You should understand basic data types like strings and int, how to create, set and get values from a variable, and so on.
  • Experience calling methods using the member access operator . and passing arguments to functions.