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CSV to Markdown Generator

# csv_to_markdown.py
#   This program imports a comma separated list of values
#   for clients of a gym. It then processes the information
#   into a markdown file.
# by: Scott Gordon

def main():
    # Import client information.
    infile = open("LocationOfCSVFile.csv", "r")
    outfile = open("ExportLocationOfMarkdown.md", "w")

    # Convert the information to a markdown friendly format.
    # This modify header and variables as you see fit, but make sure it matches .csv
    print("First Name | Last Name | Birthday | City | State | Zipcode | Email | Phone", file=outfile)
    print("----- | ----- | ----- | ----- | ----- | ----- | ------ | -----", file=outfile)

    # Loop line by line extracting variables for the fields
    # Export the file as a markdown file.
    for line in infile.readlines():
        split_line = line.split(",")
        fname = split_line[0]
        lname = split_line[1]
        bday = split_line[2]
        city = split_line[3]
        state = split_line[4]
        zipcode = split_line[5]
        email = split_line[6]
        phone = split_line[7]
        print(f"{fname} | {lname} | {bday} | {city} | {state} | {zipcode} | {email} | {phone}",
              file=outfile, end="")

    infile.close()
    outfile.close()


main()
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