[BangPypers] Beginner Help

Manish Reddy manishreddytirumala at gmail.com
Tue Apr 2 11:13:47 CEST 2013


w is like a variable for python. You can use any variable instead of w and
get the same output.

Your code is telling python to execute something for each item in the list.
So, w takes 'cat', 'window', 'defenestrate' each time and executes the code
for each of them.

Hope I helped.


On Tue, Apr 2, 2013 at 2:38 PM, Gaurav Malhotra <gaurav.tula at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi everyone,
>
> Below is the code (with output) which can be found in the Python Official
> Documentation:
>
> >>> # Measure some strings:
>
> ... words = ['cat', 'window', 'defenestrate']
>
> >>> for w in words:
>
> ...     print w, len(w)
>
> ...
>
> cat 3
>
> window 6
>
> defenestrate 12
>
> # The Problem is:
> When "w" is not defined how python interpreter can evaluate the output??
>
> Please Explain the lines where "w" is occurred. if i would replace "w" with
> any other variable, it will show the same output.
>
> I want to know "What is happening in the back (i mean how interpreter is
> handling it)" ??
>
> Thanks & Regards,
> Gaurav Malhotra
>
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