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Learn the basics of Python with these beginner-friendly tutorials

Python 101: Learning About Sets

A set data type is defined as an “unordered collection of distinct hashable objects” according to the Python 3 documentation. You can use a set for membership testing, removing duplicates from a sequence and computing mathematical operations, like intersection, union, difference, and symmetric difference. Due to the fact that they are unordered collections, a set

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Python 101 – Learning About Dictionaries

Dictionaries are another fundamental data type in Python. A dictionary is a key, value pair. Some programming languages refer to them as hash tables. They are described as a mapping object that maps hashable values to arbitrary objects. A dictionary’s keys must be immutable, that is, unable to change. Starting in Python 3.7, dictionaries are

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Python 101: Introspection

Whether you’re new to Python, been using it for a few years or you’re an expert, knowing how to use Python’s introspection capabilities can help your understanding of your code and that new package you just downloaded with the crappy documentation. Introspection is a fancy word that means to observe oneself and ponder one’s thoughts,

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