Sept. 16, 2023, 6:56 a.m. | Ray Ch

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Short-circuiting is not unique to Python; it's a feature found in many programming languages, including but not limited to JavaScript, Java, C++, and C#

The core principle remains consistent: evaluation stops as soon as the final outcome is determined.

In Python, Short-circuiting behavior is evident in the use of logical operators like or and and. The key principle is that these operators will stop evaluating as soon as the outcome is determined. This feature has several implications, both for …

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