[Tutor] List index usage: is there a more pythonesque way?
C M Caine
cmcaine at googlemail.com
Mon Apr 19 01:37:11 CEST 2010
That's two new things I've learnt. I didn't realise that for loops
could be used like that (with more than one... key?).
Thanks, I'm changing my code even now!
On 19 April 2010 00:09, Alan Gauld <alan.gauld at btinternet.com> wrote:
> "C M Caine" <cmcaine at googlemail.com> wrote
>> for i in range(len(timetable)):
>> numDict[timetable[i]] += 1
>> if spaceDict['1st'+timetable[i]] == 0:
>> spaceDict['nth'+timetable[i]] = i
> for index, item in enumerate(timetable):
> numDict[item] += 1
> if spaceDict['1st'+item] == 0:
> spaceDict['nth'+item] = i
>> This function works fine, but I think that using range(len(timetable))
>> is clumsy. On the other hand, I need the indexes to track the number
> enumerate() is your friend.
> Alan G
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