FAQ   Python FAQ


Topic Replies Activity
When to use single vs double quotes? 8 January 18, 2020
Why is scope important? 1 June 26, 2018
Why would we use Python 2 or 3? 9 October 20, 2019
What does it mean that Python is an “object-oriented” language? 10 October 10, 2019
When do we need `from` and `import` vs just `import`? 5 March 25, 2020
How should I read an error message to fix the code that caused it? 1 March 8, 2018
Can I display the month name instead of a number? 20 February 19, 2020
Can we perform calculations between Decimal objects and other values? 1 October 30, 2018
What common errors should I look for? 5 February 16, 2020
What are the differences between instance variables and class variables, or why do I need to use `self.pi`? 21 March 13, 2020
I spelled everything correctly, but still receive a NameError. Why? 4 July 26, 2019
Do I always need to include comments? 3 October 21, 2019
What can I store in a variable? 2 June 13, 2018
Do I need to make students a list of their string names, or the variable names? 1 June 21, 2018
After this Python course, where can I get more Python practice and projects? 1 June 22, 2018
What happens if a list contains duplicates when creating a dictionary using zip and a list comprehension? 5 February 5, 2020
Why do some methods use dot notation when others don’t? 14 March 20, 2020
How does `Return` work? 22 April 5, 2020
Why didn't my boolean work? 10 December 9, 2019
Are quotes always necessary inside a print()? 5 November 6, 2019
What are the differences between zip creating a list of lists or tuples? 2 September 24, 2019
How does the join( ) method work? 3 December 10, 2019
Can an empty key be used to insert a value into a dictionary? 1 August 10, 2018
How can we see all the objects and functions in a module? 6 July 16, 2019
How does float( ) work? 14 February 15, 2019
Does a dictionary have to be created with initial values? 1 August 9, 2018
Why doesn’t Python automatically convert the number to a string? 22 November 25, 2019
I’m having a hard time remembering some of these concepts, how can I improve? 4 December 3, 2019
What are some cool things that Python has been used for? 1 March 8, 2018
When writing lambda functions with if/else, do we need to include backslashes? 5 September 10, 2019