Re: Issue with continous incrementing of unbroken sequence for aentire working day

Discussion in 'Python' started by Matt Jones, Feb 28, 2013.

  1. Matt Jones

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    Store the day as well as the serial_number in your file. If the day is the
    same as today's day, use the serial_number, if not, use 1. At the end of
    you program write the current day and serial_number.

    *Matt Jones*


    On Thu, Feb 28, 2013 at 1:00 PM, Morten Engvoldsen <>wrote:

    > Hi,
    > thanks for youe suggestion. I think i will go for your second option:
    >
    > # Runs this loop until killed
    > while True
    > <do some stuff: clean serial_number, if day changed, calculate salesrecord
    > etc.>
    >
    > serial_number = salesrecord(serial_number)
    >
    >
    > But, if i save the serial_ number value in file, then how will it decide
    > to reset the serial number to '1' when the batch runs on next working day.
    > What condition can be good, so that next day when the batch runs, it will
    > know it has to reset the value 1. Also my batch will not automatcilly run
    > whole day, this is user's decision how many times he wants to run the batch
    > in a day. Can you elebrate more how can i do that ...
    >
    > On Thu, Feb 28, 2013 at 6:43 PM, Vytas D. <> wrote:
    >
    >> Hi,
    >>
    >> If you want to have one program running forever and printing
    >> sales_records, you would do (one of the possibilities) something like this:
    >> def salesrecord(serial_number):
    >>
    >> for i in salesrecord:
    >>
    >> print first_sales_record
    >> serial_number += 1
    >> print serial_number
    >> return serial_number
    >>
    >> if __name__ == '__main__':
    >> serial_number = 1
    >>
    >> # Runs this loop until killed
    >> while True
    >> <do some stuff: clean serial_number, if day changed, calculate
    >> salesrecord etc.>
    >>
    >> serial_number = salesrecord(serial_number)
    >>
    >> If you want to run your script so it finishes and then saves last value
    >> of serial_number, so you can pass it to your script when it runs next time,
    >> you should save the value to some file and read that file on every start of
    >> your program.
    >>
    >> Vytas
    >>
    >>
    >> On Thu, Feb 28, 2013 at 4:31 PM, Morten Engvoldsen <>wrote:
    >>
    >>> Hi team,
    >>> I need to run a batch of sales records and the batch has serial_number
    >>> filed to store the serial number of the sales record. The serial number
    >>> should be set to 1 everyday when the batch runs first time in a day and
    >>> the maximum serial number could be 1000.
    >>>
    >>> So when the batch runs first time in a day and if it has 10 records, so
    >>> the last serial number will be 10. And when the batch runs 2nd time in same
    >>> day, the serial number should start from 11. In this way serial_number
    >>> will increment as an unbroken series throughout the entire working day. The
    >>> next day when the batch runs first time the serial number will reset to 1.
    >>>
    >>> Now this could be sample code how the program can count the sequence for
    >>> a batch:
    >>>
    >>> def salesrecord():
    >>> serial_number = 1
    >>> for i in selesrecord:
    >>> print first_sales_record
    >>> serial_number += 1
    >>> print serial_number
    >>>
    >>> salesrecord()
    >>>
    >>> So if the batch has 10 records and last serial number of first batch is
    >>> 10, then when the batch runs second time in the same day, how the
    >>> 'serial_number' will get the value of 10 and then continue the serial
    >>> number for the same day, then for next day again the serial number will
    >>> start from 1.
    >>>
    >>> Can you let me know how can i achive this in python? As i am in learning
    >>> phase of python, can you let me know what would be good approach to do this
    >>> in python.
    >>>
    >>> --
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    >>>
    >>>

    >>

    >
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    >
     
    Matt Jones, Feb 28, 2013
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