In Python, a for loop is usually written as a loop over an iterable object. This means that you don’t need a counting variable to access items in the iterable. Sometimes, though, you do want to have a variable that changes on each loop iteration. Rather than creating and incrementing a variable yourself, you can use Python’s
enumerate() to get a counter and the value from the iterable at the same time!
In this course, you’ll see how to:
enumerate()to get a counter in a loop
enumerate()to display item counts
- Implement your own equivalent function to
- Unpack values returned by