Sets in Python

James Uejio

James Uejio 15 Lessons 47m
basics python

In this course, you’ll learn about sets. They’re a useful data structure that allows you to do some complex operations more easily. They come up everywhere in the real world and are important to understand.

By the end of this course, you’ll know:

  • What a set is
  • How to define a set in Python
  • How to operate on a set
  • How to modify a set
  • When to use sets
  • Why sets are a good choice for checking membership

About James Uejio

James Uejio

James is an avid Pythonista and creates video tutorials for Real Python. He is a web developer at Wish and also produces lo-fi hip hop and plays jazz guitar.

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Participant Comments

Thomas on Feb. 6, 2020

Very enlightening, thank you.

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