How to Create Word Counter Program in Python

In this tutorial, we will create a "How to Create a Word Counter Program in Python". We will cover the basics of creating a program that can count the number of words. The objective is to have a better understanding of how the program is made. I will provide a sample program to demonstrate the actual coding of this tutorial.

This topic is simple and easy to understand; just follow the instructions I provide, and you can also do it yourself with ease. The program I will show you is how to count the number of words. I will do my best to provide you with the easiest method of creating this program, called "Count Number of Words". So, let's start with the coding.

Getting Started:

First you will have to download & install the Python IDLE's, here's the link for the Integrated Development And Learning Environment for Python

Creating Main Function

This is the main function of the application. The following code will display a simple GUI in terminal console of counting of words. To do this, simply copy and paste these blocks of code into the IDLE text editor.
  1. import string
  2. sample = input("\n\nEnter a string: ")
  4. print ("\n\nYour string is: " + sample)
  6. res = sum([i.strip(string.punctuation).isalpha() for i in
  7. sample.split()])
  9. print ("The number of words in string are : " + str(res))

In the provided code, we first set a variable for our string data. Then, we use the sum function with a specific argument that can detect the words in the given string. Lastly, we use a for loop to iterate through each word in the paragraph, counting each iteration as a word counter.


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