Apple, Cherry, Berry - Printing out of order?


#1



I'm on lesson 14. Looping Over a Dictionary. I've completed the exercise successfully, but something has come out a little funny; the fruit aren't printing in the order they're listed. I'm interested to know why.

Instead of printing apple, berry, cherry, I'm getting apple, cherry, berry. Why is this? Do I need to explicitly instruct it to print in the given order?


dictionary = {'a': 'apple', 'b': 'berry', 'c': 'cherry'}

for key in dictionary:
    print key, dictionary[key]


#2

dictionaries are generally accessed by key, not by index, so they are unordered from nature


#3

disclaimer: in python3.6 dictionaries are ordered, i am not sure why yet, haven't looked into it. Just posting in case someone is going to ask this


#4

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