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Introduction to Sorting Algorithms in Python (Summary)

Sorting is an essential tool in any Pythonista’s toolkit. With knowledge of the different sorting algorithms in Python and how to maximize their potential, you’re ready to implement faster, more efficient apps and programs!

In this course, you learned:

  • How Python’s built-in sort() works behind the scenes
  • What Big O notation is and how to use it to compare the efficiency of different algorithms
  • How to measure the actual time spent running your code
  • How to implement five different sorting algorithms in Python
  • What the pros and cons are of using different algorithms

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