How to Generate Random Strings with Dash in-between in Python

If you need to generate a random string that looks something like this: VUNBXJ-230411, then you can use the following random generator:

import random, string def generate_random_string_with_dash(): rand = "{0}-{1}".format(''.join(random.choice(string.ascii_uppercase) for x in range(6)), ''.join(random.choice(string.digits) for x in range(6))) return rand
Code language: Python (python)

You simply call the above as follows:

print( generate_random_string_with_dash() ) # JJXFNS-420809
Code language: PHP (php)

If you need to adjust the length of string A and B, then you can change the value in the range above from something other than 6.

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