Thursday, August 11, 2011

Python: Newbie Nugget: Lambda Expressions

I gave a talk for the SF Python Meetup on lambda expressions:

(If you can't see the slides above, you can see them here.)

1 comment:

richskyline said...

Nice post.

I teach a high school Python class and have lately become quite enamored with Python's inclusion of many great ideas from LISP.

I have found that the most natural introduction to anonymous functions comes when we start dealing with event handling in GUIs--whether it be Java or Python. Stephen Ferg (and Fredrik Lundh) were great resources for this topic.