Lambda functions in Python can be thought of as shorthand functions, often used when the coder is being a little lazy and doesn’t feel like fully defining a function (we’re not judging). Though they look very different from a standard function that you would declare using the def keyword, they execute in much the same way. The … More The Practical Uses of Lambda Functions in Python
In short, recursion is not bad in Python and is often needed for programs that will be doing depth first traversals like web crawlers or directory searches. The Towers of Hanoi smallest steps problem can also be solved using a recursive algorithm with the following Python code. Trying to avoid recursion for these standard use … More Is Recursion Bad In Python?
The other day I was scrolling through a learning Python Facebook group that I contribute in to help people and ran across a seemingly simple post where someone was asking why he was getting a highlight error in his IDE. The original poster also wanted to know if this was the correct way to write … More Python Palindrome Detection, F Strings, Ternary Operators, and Fail Fast Optimizations
One of the most common questions I see on learning python forums is “What is python best for” or some variation of it such as “Is python good for GUI?” or one of my favorites, “is Python the greatest language ever for AI?” And if you’ve landed on this page you either have this question … More What kind of software development is Python best for?
Edited and approved by: Stefan Bradstreet A Brief Introduction… The problems you will try to solve as a programmer have a great likelihood of recurring throughout your software projects. This means that pieces of code will continuously need to be refined and updated as your program adds functionalities, adapts to shifting requirements, or eliminates bugs. … More Factory Pattern in Python
Edited and approved by: Stefan Bradstreet ‘Manually adding query strings’ or ‘form-encoding POST data’ may sound like gibberish at first, but these are some of the first tasks we spare ourselves of when we use the Python programming language to issue HTTP requests. In fact, Requests is an entire library that is one of the … More Making HTTP Requests With Python
Edited and approved by: Stefan Bradstreet What can be done with Python? Python is a computer programming language used to create websites, web applications and graphical user interface applications for use on your computer. It is a highly abstract language which has a wide scope of applications. The python language has been used in a … More Python Game Development Introduction and Primer