Read entire file into a buffer : read « File « Python Tutorial

filePath = "input.txt"

buffer = "Read buffer:\n"
buffer += open(filePath, 'rU').read()
print buffer
12.10.1.Read with index
12.10.2.Read bytes into a buffer
12.10.3.Read entire file into a buffer
12.10.4.Accessing Each Word in a File
12.10.5.exception you are anticipating
12.10.6.function that tries to read a file and return its contents