Python Array with String Indices

By : Petey B
Source: Stackoverflow.com
Question!

Is it possible to use strings as indices in an array in python?

For example:

myArray = []
myArray["john"] = "johns value"
myArray["jeff"] = "jeffs value"
print myArray["john"]
By : Petey B


Answers

Even better, try an OrderedDict (assuming you want something like a list). Closer to a list than a regular dict since the keys have an order just like list elements have an order. With a regular dict, the keys have an arbitrary order.

Note that this is available in Python 3 and 2.7. If you want to use with an earlier version of Python you can find installable modules to do that.



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