Rezha Julio

The Hard Coded Chemist

Looping techniques in Python

2017-05-04
Python has multiple techniques for looping over data structures. Dictionary looping with both key and value can be done using the items() method: my_dict = {'first': 'a', 'second': 'b'} for k, v in my_dict.items(): print(k, v) # first a # second b The enumerate() function allows looping with both index and value through any sequence: my_list = ['a', 'b'] for i, v in enumerate(my_list): print(i, v) # 0 a # 1 b zip() function can be used to pair two or more sequences in order to loop over both of them in parallel: Continue reading