[Tutor] generators

Abhishek Pratap abhishek.vit at gmail.com
Tue Apr 3 20:54:41 CEST 2012

Hey Mike

The following link should help you. http://www.dabeaz.com/generators/
. Cool slide deck with examples from David Beazley's  explanation of


On Tue, Apr 3, 2012 at 11:38 AM, mike jackson <mgjack at gmx.com> wrote:
> I am trying understand python and have done fairly well, So for it has been easy to learn and is concise.  However I seem to not quite understand the use of a generator over a function(I am familiar with functions [other languages and math]).  To me (excepting obvious syntax differences) a generator is a function.  Why should I use a generator instead of a function or vice versa?  Is perhaps specfic uses it was created to handle?  A great web page with good examples would be nice.  Of course if you can sum it up rather easy then by all means go ahead.
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