python passing argument from command line code example

Example 1: python get command line arguments

import sys
print("This is the name of the script:", sys.argv[0])
print("Number of arguments:", len(sys.argv))
print("The arguments are:" , str(sys.argv))

#Example output
#This is the name of the script:
#Number of arguments in: 3
#The arguments are: ['', 'arg1', 'arg2']

Example 2: python argument command line


import sys

print 'Number of arguments:', len(sys.argv), 'arguments.'
print 'Argument List:', str(sys.argv)