syntactic sugar

"In computer science, syntactic sugar is syntax within a programming language that is designed to make things easier to read or to express. It makes the language "sweeter" for human use: things can be expressed more clearly, more concisely, or in an alternative style that some may prefer." --

MVPy: Minimum Viable Python

Over 29 posts spanning 2 years, this is the final post in my blog series on Python's syntactic sugar. I had set out to find all of the Python 3.8 syntax that

Unravelling Python's classes

For the second-to-last post in my syntactic sugar series [] (the final post will be a summary/conclusion post), I am tackling what I expect is my largest and

Unravelling ellipsis

... [] is the Ellipsis singleton. Shortest syntactic sugar blog post [] I have written. 😁

Unravelling literals

In this post of my syntactic sugar series [], I want to tackle literals []. Now some literals don't

Unravelling subscriptions in Python

For the next post in my syntactic sugar series [] I want to cover subscriptions []. It's quite possible you're

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