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Q&A Does Python have a "ternary operator" (conditional evaluation operator like "?:" in other languages)?

Sometimes code needs to assign (or otherwise use) a value that depends on some condition. The naive approach is to use explicit branching, which in Python would look like: if some_condition(): ...

2 answers  ·  posted 3mo ago by Karl Knechtel‭  ·  last activity 3mo ago by matthewsnyder‭

Question python syntax
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Q&A Why are list comprehensions written differently if you use `else`?

The following list comprehension worked when I tried it: [num for num in hand if num != 11] But this doesn't work: [num for num in hand if num != 11 else 22] It gives a SyntaxError, highlightin...

2 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by true_blue‭  ·  last activity 3mo ago by Karl Knechtel‭

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Q&A How to create a quotation containing the given token in a syntax word in Factor programming language

I am trying to define a syntax word as follows: USING: kernel syntax parser fry prettyprint ; IN: syn-try SYNTAX: syn scan-word '[ _ ] . ; Given a word, I want to create a quotation conta...

2 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by Razetime‭  ·  edited 1y ago by Alexei‭

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Q&A Does a for...of loop must contain a variable without assignment sign, and why?

The following code pattern reflects this answer. This code contains a for...of loop: for (const child of e.childNodes) { // Do stuff; } Does a for...of loop must contain a variable without...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by deleted user  ·  edited 2y ago by hkotsubo‭

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Q&A Why comma is expected for auto_increment?

query = "CREATE TABLE "+TABLE+" ("+COLUMN1+" INTEGER PRIMARY KEY NOT NULL AUTO_INCREMENT, "+COLUMN2+" VARCHAR(255), " + COLUMN3+" VARCHAR(255), "+COLUMN4+" TEXT, "+ COLUMN5+" VARCHAR(255)...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Anonymous‭  ·  edited 2y ago by Alexei‭