Implementing Function Overloading in Python

Python natively does not support function overloading – having multiple functions with the same name. Today we see how we can implement and add this functionality to Python by using common language constructs like decorators and dictionaries. Read more

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Niv and Mach-Nix for Nix Python

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New features planned for Python 4.0

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