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The Beginners' Guide to map, zip, and filter Functions in Python
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The Beginners' Guide to map, zip, and filter Functions in Python

Last Updated on July 21, 2023 by Editorial Team

Author(s): Chetan Ambi

Originally published on Towards AI.


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At first, the usage of map, zip, and filter functions seem intimidating for beginners in Python programming. The goal of this article is to provide you details about what are these functions, its syntax, and how to use them with examples so that you can start using them in your application right away. So, let’s get started.

The map function returns an iterator after applying the function to the iterable.

The general syntax of a map function:

map(<function>, <iterables>)

where,function: a function which will be executed for each element in the iterable(s)iterable: one or more iterable such as lists,… Read the full blog for free on Medium.

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