How to show a dictionary sorted on a value within its data?

Marko Rauhamaa marko at
Thu Oct 2 13:17:37 CEST 2014

cl at

> It's not as if I'm new to programming either, I've been writing
> software professionally since the early 1970s, now retired. I have no
> formal computer training, there wasn't much in the way of university
> courses on computing in the 1960s, I have a degree in Electrical
> Engineering. Maybe that's why 'lambda' means nothing to me! :-)

Lambda is special because it was thought of in the 1920's, well before
there were any general-purpose computers.


See Chapter 4.


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