Many a times we need to store list in a file for later usage, in such cases, its better to store list in a file and read this file into list whenever we need to use. Python has very easy methods for achieving this.
Output of the program
*** Program Started *** lines : ['one', 'two', 'three', 'four', ''] type of lines : <class 'list'> line : one line : two line : three line : four line : *** Program Completed ***
file generated is as below
Here is another version of same program
output and file generated is same except file opening closing styles are different.