Python: Lambda Functions

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Solution

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DifficultyAdvanced
Time Limit1h
Students9

Description

Learn how to create anonymous functions in Python.

The Python language syntax includes rules for anonymous functions named: lambda functions. Lambda functions help to produce more readable code by defining simple functions inline where they're used.

This lab introduces lambda functions through hands-on examples and ends with the chance to practice what you've learned.

Prerequisites:

  • Proficient with:
    • The Python runtime
    • The Python language syntax
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Ben Lambert is a software engineer and was previously the lead author for DevOps and Microsoft Azure training content at Cloud Academy. His courses and learning paths covered Cloud Ecosystem technologies such as DC/OS, configuration management tools, and containers. As a software engineer, Ben’s experience includes building highly available web and mobile apps. When he’s not building software, he’s hiking, camping, or creating video games.

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