Python: Find in list

Python: Find in list

I have come across this:
item = someSortOfSelection()
if item in myList:
doMySpecialFunction(item)

but sometimes it does not work with all my items, as if they weren’t recognized in the list … Read more

Parsing boolean values with argparse

Parsing boolean values with argparse

I would like to use argparse to parse boolean command-line arguments written as “–foo True” or “–foo False”. For example:
my_program –my_boolean_flag False

However, the following test code does not … Read more

What is a Python egg?

What is a Python egg?

I’m new to Python and am just trying to understand how its packages work. Presumably “eggs” are some sort of packaging mechanism, but what would be a quick overview of … Read more

Iterating each character in a string using Python

Iterating each character in a string using Python

In C++, I can iterate over an std::string like this:
std::string str = “Hello World!”;

for (int i = 0; i < str.length(); ++i) { std::cout << str[i] << std::endl; } How do I iterate over a string in Python?

Solutions/Answers:

Solution 1:

As Johannes pointed

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