The only problem with Python 3’s str is that you don’t grok it

I’ve found myself explaining Python 3’s str to people online more and more often lately. There’s this ridiculous claim about that Python 3’s string handling is broken or somehow worse than Python 2, and today I intend to put that myth to rest. Pyt…


The Walrus-While Python Pattern

Suppose you are reading from an unbounded data source in increments of a certain size. This is a common sort of situation; for example, reading lines from stdin. The total length of the data source is not known in advance, so the only thing to do is keep ... (more…)

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