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Python - Comprehending List Comprehensions

List comprehensions have been in Python since 2.6.x. If you're not using list comprehensions with Python, you are likely using a for statement and iterating through an iterable like this:

trees = 'oak', 'pecan', 'hickory', 'cherry'

for tree in trees:
    print(tree)

Output:

oak
pecan
hickory
cherry

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Python - A Very Basic Example of Functional Programming

Certainly by now you have heard of functional programming. When most new and intermediate developers hear functional programming, they very quickly think of javascript and maybe some other programming languages that are built specifically to use the functional programming paradigm.

Were you aware you can do this with Python? Functions ...

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