Functions continuing to ru after returning something?

MRAB python at
Tue Aug 31 02:12:09 CEST 2010

On 31/08/2010 01:05, Bradley Hintze wrote:
> I may be having a brain fart, but is it at all possible to have a
> function first return a value then continue its calculation. Like this
> simple example:
> my_var = 5
> def my_function():
>      return my_var
>      my_var +=1
> This obviously won't work as written but is there a cleaver way around this.
Do you mean a generator?

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