core Module

The main file-system class and functionality.

Provides an pythonic interface to the Azure Data-lake Store, including file-system commands with typical names and options, and a File object which is compatible with the built-in File.



Open ADL key as a file. Data is only loaded and cached on demand.


Access Azure DataLake Store as if it were a file-system


Subclass of native object-oriented filesystem path.

This is used as a convenience class for reducing boilerplate and eliminating differences between system-dependent paths.

We subclass the system's concrete pathlib class due to this issue: