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How to sort a dictionary by values in Python

By definition, dictionary are not sorted (to speed up access). Let us consider the following dictionary, which stores the age of several persons as values: d = {"Pierre": 42, "Anne": 33, "Zoe": 24}d = {"Pierre": 42, "Anne": 33, "Zoe": 24} … Continue reading

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python: how to merge two dictionaries

Let us suppose two dictionaries storing ages of different individuals: list1 = {"Pierre": 28, "Jeanne": 27} list2 = {"Marc": 32, "Helene": 34}list1 = {"Pierre": 28, "Jeanne": 27} list2 = {"Marc": 32, "Helene": 34} If you do mind losing the contents … Continue reading

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