Python Library functions

Python has large number of built-in functions, and methods that makes life of a programmer easier.

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Built-in

Title Description
Python abs() returns absolute value of a number
Python any() Checks if any Element of an Iterable is True
Python all() returns true when all elements in iterable is true
Python ascii() Returns String Containing Printable Representation
Python bin() converts integer to binary string
Python bool() Coverts a Value to Boolean
Python bytearray() returns array of given byte size
Python callable() Checks if the Object is Callable
Python bytes() returns immutable bytes object
Python chr() Returns a Character (a string) from an Integer
Python compile() Returns a Python code object
Python classmethod() returns class method for given function
Python complex() Creates a Complex Number
Python delattr() Deletes Attribute From the Object
Python dict() Creates a Dictionary
Python dir() Tries to Return Attributes of Object
Python divmod() Returns a Tuple of Quotient and Remainder
Python enumerate() Returns an Enumerate Object
Python staticmethod() creates static method from a function
Python filter() constructs iterator from elements which are true
Python eval() Runs Python Code Within Program
Python float() returns floating point number from number, string
Python format() returns formatted representation of a value
Python frozenset() returns immutable frozenset object
Python getattr() returns value of named attribute of an object
Python globals() returns dictionary of current global symbol table
Python exec() Executes Dynamically Created Program
Python hasattr() returns whether object has named attribute
Python help() Invokes the built-in Help System
Python hex() Converts to Integer to Hexadecimal
Python hash() returns hash value of an object
Python input() reads and returns a line of string
Python id() Returns Identify of an Object
Python isinstance() Checks if a Object is an Instance of Class
Python int() returns integer from a number or string
Python issubclass() Checks if a Object is Subclass of a Class
Python iter() returns iterator for an object
Python list() Function creates list in Python
Python locals() returns dictionary of current local symbol table
Python len() Returns Length of an Object
Python max() returns largest element
Python min() returns smallest element
Python map() Applies Function and Returns a List
Python next() Retrieves Next Element from Iterator
Python memoryview() returns memory view of an argument
Python object() Creates a Featureless Object
Python oct() converts integer to octal
Python ord() returns Unicode code point for Unicode character
Python open() Returns a File object
Python pow() returns x to the power of y
Python print() Prints the Given Object
Python property() returns a property attribute
Python range() return sequence of integers between start and stop
Python repr() returns printable representation of an object
Python reversed() returns reversed iterator of a sequence
Python round() rounds a floating point number to ndigits places.
Python set() returns a Python set
Python setattr() sets value of an attribute of object
Python slice() creates a slice object specified by range()
Python sorted() returns sorted list from a given iterable
Python str() returns informal representation of an object
Python sum() Add items of an Iterable
Python tuple() Function Creates a Tuple
Python type() Returns Type of an Object
Python vars() Returns __dict__ attribute of a class
Python zip() Returns an Iterator of Tuples
Python __import__() Advanced Function Called by import
Python super() Allow you to Refer Parent Class by super

Dictionary

Title Description
Python Dictionary clear() Removes all Items
Python Dictionary copy() Returns Shallow Copy of a Dictionary
Python Dictionary fromkeys() creates dictionary from given sequence
Python Dictionary get() Returns Value of The Key
Python Dictionary items() returns view of dictionary's (key, value) pair
Python Dictionary keys() Returns View Object of All Keys
Python Dictionary popitem() Returns & Removes Element From Dictionary
Python Dictionary setdefault() Inserts Key With a Value if Key is not Present
Python Dictionary pop() removes and returns element having given key
Python Dictionary values() returns view of all values in dictionary
Python Dictionary update() Updates the Dictionary
Python any() Checks if any Element of an Iterable is True
Python all() returns true when all elements in iterable is true
Python ascii() Returns String Containing Printable Representation
Python bool() Coverts a Value to Boolean
Python dict() Creates a Dictionary
Python enumerate() Returns an Enumerate Object
Python filter() constructs iterator from elements which are true
Python iter() returns iterator for an object
Python len() Returns Length of an Object
Python max() returns largest element
Python min() returns smallest element
Python map() Applies Function and Returns a List
Python sorted() returns sorted list from a given iterable
Python sum() Add items of an Iterable
Python zip() Returns an Iterator of Tuples

List

Title Description
Python List append() Add Single Element to The List
Python List extend() Add Elements of a List to Another List
Python List insert() Inserts Element to The List
Python List remove() Removes Element from the List
Python List index() returns smallest index of element in list
Python List count() returns occurrences of element in a list
Python List pop() Removes Element at Given Index
Python List reverse() Reverses a List
Python List sort() sorts elements of a list
Python List copy() Returns Shallow Copy of a List
Python List clear() Removes all Items from the List
Python any() Checks if any Element of an Iterable is True
Python all() returns true when all elements in iterable is true
Python ascii() Returns String Containing Printable Representation
Python bool() Coverts a Value to Boolean
Python enumerate() Returns an Enumerate Object
Python filter() constructs iterator from elements which are true
Python iter() returns iterator for an object
Python list() Function creates list in Python
Python len() Returns Length of an Object
Python max() returns largest element
Python min() returns smallest element
Python map() Applies Function and Returns a List
Python reversed() returns reversed iterator of a sequence
Python slice() creates a slice object specified by range()
Python sorted() returns sorted list from a given iterable
Python sum() Add items of an Iterable
Python zip() Returns an Iterator of Tuples

Set

Title Description
Python Set remove() Removes Element from the Set
Python Set add() adds element to a set
Python Set copy() Returns Shallow Copy of a Set
Python Set clear() remove all elements from a set
Python Set difference() Returns Difference of Two Sets
Python Set difference_update() Updates Calling Set With Intersection of Sets
Python Set discard() Removes an Element from The Set
Python Set intersection() Returns Intersection of Two or More Sets
Python Set intersection_update() Updates Calling Set With Intersection of Sets
Python Set isdisjoint() Checks Disjoint Sets
Python Set issubset() Checks if a Set is Subset of Another Set
Python Set pop() Removes an Arbitrary Element
Python Set symmetric_difference() Returns Symmetric Difference
Python Set symmetric_difference_update() Updates Set With Symmetric Difference
Python Set union() Returns Union of Sets
Python Set update() Add Elements to The Set.
Python any() Checks if any Element of an Iterable is True
Python all() returns true when all elements in iterable is true
Python ascii() Returns String Containing Printable Representation
Python bool() Coverts a Value to Boolean
Python enumerate() Returns an Enumerate Object
Python filter() constructs iterator from elements which are true
Python frozenset() returns immutable frozenset object
Python iter() returns iterator for an object
Python len() Returns Length of an Object
Python max() returns largest element
Python min() returns smallest element
Python map() Applies Function and Returns a List
Python set() returns a Python set
Python sorted() returns sorted list from a given iterable
Python sum() Add items of an Iterable
Python zip() Returns an Iterator of Tuples

String

Title Description
Python String capitalize() Converts first character to Capital Letter
Python String center() Pads string with specified character
Python String casefold() converts to casefolded strings
Python String count() returns occurrences of substring in string
Python String endswith() Checks if String Ends with the Specified Suffix
Python String expandtabs() Replaces Tab character With Spaces
Python String encode() returns encoded string of given string
Python String find() Returns the Highest Index of Substring
Python String format() formats string into nicer output
Python String index() Returns Index of Substring
Python String isalnum() Checks Alphanumeric Character
Python String isalpha() Checks if All Characters are Alphabets
Python String isdecimal() Checks Decimal Characters
Python String isdigit() Checks Digit Characters
Python String isidentifier() Checks for Valid Identifier
Python String islower() Checks if all Alphabets in a String are Lowercase
Python String isnumeric() Checks Numeric Characters
Python String isprintable() Checks Printable Character
Python String isspace() Checks Whitespace Characters
Python String istitle() Checks for Titlecased String
Python String isupper() returns if all characters are uppercase characters
Python String join() Returns a Concatenated String
Python String ljust() returns left-justified string of given width
Python String rjust() returns right-justified string of given width
Python String lower() returns lowercased string
Python String upper() returns uppercased string
Python String swapcase() swap uppercase characters to lowercase; vice versa
Python String lstrip() Removes Leading Characters
Python String rstrip() Removes Trailing Characters
Python String strip() Removes Both Leading and Trailing Characters
Python String partition() Returns a Tuple
Python String maketrans() returns a translation table
Python String rpartition() Returns a Tuple
Python String translate() returns mapped charactered string
Python String replace() Replaces Substring Inside
Python String rfind() Returns the Highest Index of Substring
Python String rindex() Returns Highest Index of Substring
Python String split() Splits String from Left
Python String rsplit() Splits String From Right
Python String splitlines() Splits String at Line Boundaries
Python String startswith() Checks if String Starts with the Specified String
Python String title() Returns a Title Cased String
Python String zfill() Returns a Copy of The String Padded With Zeros
Python String format_map() Formats the String Using Dictionary
Python any() Checks if any Element of an Iterable is True
Python all() returns true when all elements in iterable is true
Python ascii() Returns String Containing Printable Representation
Python bool() Coverts a Value to Boolean
Python bytearray() returns array of given byte size
Python bytes() returns immutable bytes object
Python compile() Returns a Python code object
Python complex() Creates a Complex Number
Python enumerate() Returns an Enumerate Object
Python filter() constructs iterator from elements which are true
Python float() returns floating point number from number, string
Python input() reads and returns a line of string
Python int() returns integer from a number or string
Python iter() returns iterator for an object
Python len() Returns Length of an Object
Python max() returns largest element
Python min() returns smallest element
Python map() Applies Function and Returns a List
Python ord() returns Unicode code point for Unicode character
Python reversed() returns reversed iterator of a sequence
Python slice() creates a slice object specified by range()
Python sorted() returns sorted list from a given iterable
Python sum() Add items of an Iterable
Python zip() Returns an Iterator of Tuples

Tuple

Title Description
Python Tuple count() returns occurrences of element in a tuple
Python Tuple index() returns smallest index of element in tuple
Python any() Checks if any Element of an Iterable is True
Python all() returns true when all elements in iterable is true
Python ascii() Returns String Containing Printable Representation
Python bool() Coverts a Value to Boolean
Python enumerate() Returns an Enumerate Object
Python filter() constructs iterator from elements which are true
Python iter() returns iterator for an object
Python len() Returns Length of an Object
Python max() returns largest element
Python min() returns smallest element
Python map() Applies Function and Returns a List
Python reversed() returns reversed iterator of a sequence
Python slice() creates a slice object specified by range()
Python sorted() returns sorted list from a given iterable
Python sum() Add items of an Iterable
Python tuple() Function Creates a Tuple
Python zip() Returns an Iterator of Tuples