In Python 3, the file() function was removed, and the open() function is now recommended for file operations. The change was made to simplify and provide consistency in file handling across contexts.
To achieve a similar result as in Python 2.7, you can open a file using open() and use the write() method to write content. Here's an example in Python 3:
with open('text.txt', 'w') as f:
By using the with statement, the file will be automatically closed when the block is exited, eliminating the need for an explicit f.close() call.
The removal of the file() function in Python 3 aims to enhance language simplicity and consistency. The open() function provides a more versatile and explicit approach to file operations, enabling better control and error handling.