Generals question about 'string' and "string"


Hey everybody, while practicing python, it attracted my attention, that it is possible to use either ' ...' or " ..." to define a string element, is there a real difference ?


No, not really. Personally, I prefer to use "", but plenty of others use ''. It is purely a matter of personal preference.


no, there isn't.

The only thing is when you want to use an apostrophe in your string you better use quotation marks:

"that's better"

otherwise you need to escape the ':

'that\'s not better'

same for if you want to use quotation mark in string, use apostrophe to mark beginning and end of string


Thank you very much :slight_smile:


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