It serves two main purposes:
Print to STDERR Print to external file
Note: the parameter & # 39; file & # 39; only found in Python 3.x or later.
Printing to STDERR:
Specify the file parameter as sys.stderr instead of the default. This is very useful when debugging a small program (otherwise it would be better to use a debugger).
Print to a specific file:
Replace the default with a file parameter with the name of the desired file. If the file does not exist, a new file with that name is created and written to.
Output (in “samplefile .txt “) :
Notes Note: try this in the interpreter on your system, as such a file is not available in the Online IDE.