In this series looking at features introduced by every version of Python 3, we continue our look at Python 3.8, examining changes to the standard library. These include some useful new functionality in
functools, some new mathematical functions in
statistics, some improvements for running servers on dual-stack hosts in
socket, and also a number of new features in
This is the 18th of the 22 articles that currently make up the “Python 3 Releases” series, the first of which was What’s New in Python 3.0. This article was preceded by What’s New in Python 3.8 - New Features.