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Steven Young
Steven Young
2,486 Points

are dictionaries unique to Python?

or do other languages have this feature as well?

2 Answers

William Li
William Li
Courses Plus Student 26,865 Points

Absolutely NOT unique to Python. Most language has its key-value mapping constructs. In other language, it maybe called Hash or hash table

Kenneth Love
Kenneth Love
Treehouse Guest Teacher

You'll also see them called map in other languages, too. Although that tends to get confusing if they also have a map() function. Another common name is associative array and in JavaScript, they're just objects.