Dict comprehension help

Joseph L. Casale jcasale at activenetwerx.com
Thu Dec 6 05:38:08 CET 2012


> {k: v for d in my_list if d['key'] == value for (k, v) in d.items()}

Ugh, had part of that backwards:) Nice!

> However, since you say that all dicts have a unique value for
> z['key'], you should never need to actually merge two dicts, correct?
> In that case, why not just use a plain for loop to search for the
> dict?

The reason is that I need several of these in an init function and they
stack up nicely where as the loops get unruly in length, but I don't
disagree.


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