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Saikat Chowdhury
Saikat Chowdhury
3,128 Points

Confusion on list creation

why we are creating with list('Congratulation') command. Whenever we know [ ] use for list creation. video link : https://teamtreehouse.com/library/creation-2 time 03.34

Can you provide a link to the video?

1 Answer

Ben Slivinn
Ben Slivinn
10,156 Points

The end result is the same whether you use [ ] or list(). There is a difference in performance, though. [ ] is more performant than the alternative, list(), mainly because using list() involves the overhead of symbol lookup and function invocation.

In my opinion, using [ ] is more pythonic. This notation allows you to take advantage of list comprehension more easily (In my opinion).