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Python Lambda Functions: Summary

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Now that you’ve completed this step-by-step course, you know how to use Python lambda functions! You are now able to do all of the following:

  • Write Python lambdas and use anonymous functions
  • Choose wisely between lambdas or normal Python functions
  • Avoid excessive use of lambdas
  • Use lambdas with higher-order functions or Python key functions

Python lambdas are like salt. A pinch in your spam, ham, and eggs will enhance the flavors, but too much will spoil the dish. If you have a penchant for mathematics, you may have some fun exploring the fascinating world of lambda calculus.

Comments & Discussion

john09 on Aug. 28, 2019

Very nice. Have seen “lambda” keyword and used it a little, not knowing exactly what’s going on. Great explanation.

k0ng0 on Aug. 29, 2019

Good intro to lambdas. keep them coming.

Najmeh on Sept. 1, 2019

Thanks a lot.

Paul on Sept. 2, 2019

Why use map or filter with the availability of comprehensions?

Mallesham Yamulla on Sept. 2, 2019

Many thanks for the tutorial, and I’m highly recommending this tutorials to the audience who would like brush up their knowledge on writing lambda function.

Sergio on Sept. 2, 2019

Nice intro to lambdas. Thanks for sharing it!

dobrycheva on Sept. 24, 2019

thank you! :)

Pakorn on Jan. 15, 2020

Great tutorial, Thanks!

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