[Baypiggies] Baypiggies snippets

Monte Davidoff davidoff56 at alluvialsw.com
Thu Mar 22 07:30:27 CET 2007

Chad Netzer wrote:
> ... I was
> thinking about a "There's more than one way to do it in Python, too"
> type-thing, and I was going to solicit examples from the list.  I
> figured it could generate some instructive examples for newbies night.

> ... I'd love to see other simple contributions of
> pythonic "There is more than one way to do it". :)

This is one of my favorites:

# Here are expressions that are idiomatic in many languages to check
# that a number is within an interval:

	x >= a and x <= b
	a <= x and x <= b

# But in Python, you can also say:

	a <= x <= b

Another simple one worth knowing early on.


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