Dict comprehension help

Joseph L. Casale jcasale at activenetwerx.com
Thu Dec 6 16:32:19 CET 2012


>You could put the loop into a helper function, but if you are looping
>through the same my_list more than once why not build a lookup table
>
>my_dict = {d["key"]: d for d in my_list}
>
>and then find the required dict with
>
>my_dict[value]

I suppose, what I failed to clarify was that for each list of dicts, I may
only extract out one (maybe two) dicts, but I have several to do this for.

The tidy one-liners make for populating the vars in __init__ nice and clean.

Much appreciated guys, thanks!
jlc


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