So I wanted to identify quickly character frequency in a text file and quickly throw this out as a bar chart.

As I enjoy python it made sense to code it in python. The bar chart uses the pyplot bits from matplotlib.

It was also important to import collections because dictionaries are unordered and the bar chart would not display in alphabetical order.

12345C:\Users\phillipsme\Desktop\python>python.exe cipher.txt OrderedDict([('a', 135), ('b',… Continue reading