January 2023

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☑ What’s New in Python 3.11 - Type Hint Improvements

In this series looking at features introduced by every version of Python 3, we continue our look at the new Python 3.11 release, taking a look at new language features around type hints.

This is the 26th of the 28 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 3.11 - Exception Improvements.

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3 Jan 2023 at 4:20AM in Software
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December 2022

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☑ What’s New in Python 3.10 - Library Changes

In this series looking at features introduced by every version of Python 3, we conclude our look at Python 3.10 by looking at updates to the standard library modules.

This is the 23rd of the 28 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 3.10 - Other New Features.

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November 2022

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☑ What’s New in Python 3.10 - Other New Features

In this series looking at features introduced by every version of Python 3, we continue our look at Python 3.10, focusing on the new features in the language and library. In this post we’ll cover improved error reporting and debugging, new features for type hints, and a few other smaller language enhancements.

This is the 22nd of the 28 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 3.10 - Pattern Matching.

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18 Nov 2022 at 8:16PM in Software
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October 2022

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☑ What’s New in Python 3.9 - New Features

In this series looking at features introduced by every version of Python 3, we move on to Python 3.9 and examine some of the major new features. These include type hinting generics in standard collections, string methods for stripping specified prefixes and suffixes from strings, extensions to function and variable annotations, and new modules for timezone information and topological sorting of graphs.

This is the 19th of the 28 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 - Library Changes.

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October 2021

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☑ What’s New in Python 3.7 - New Features

In this series looking at features introduced by every version of Python 3, we begin to look at version 3.7 by seeing what major new features were added. These include several improvements to type annotations, some behaviour to cope with imperfect locale information, and a number of diagnostic improvements.

This is the 15th of the 28 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 3.6 - Module Updates.

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27 Oct 2021 at 12:35PM in Software
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July 2021

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☑ What’s New in Python 3.6 - New Features

In this series looking at features introduced by every version of Python 3, we now move on to look at new features added in Python 3.6. This first article looks at some of the most significant new features added to the language added in this release. These include a new string formatting method, type hinting on variables, and asynchronous generators and comprehensions.

This is the 12th of the 28 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 3.5 - Module Improvements.

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25 Jul 2021 at 6:10PM in Software
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May 2021

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☑ What’s New in 3.5 - Type Hinting

In this series looking at features introduced by every version of Python 3, this is the second looking at Python 3.5. In it we examine another of the significant new features in this release, type hinting.

This is the 9th of the 28 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 3.5 - Coroutines.

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2 May 2021 at 1:06PM in Software
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