If you have 0-3 years of experience working in tech and you are going to apply for python developer role or if you are starting with python to build a project, then you must know some crucial concepts of the language.
Below you will find the most important and frequently asked topics in python interviews.
There are some amazing links to learn and master python at the end of this blog.
- Different data structures in python
- Valid types of keys in dictionary and their properties.
- Iterating a dict
- Zip function
- Difference between arrays and list in python.
- String manipulation and slicing operation
- List comprehension
- Lambda/anonymous functions
- Filter, map, reduce functions
- Exception handling
- Files input and output using with
- Deep and shallow copy
- Memory management in python
- Modules in python
- Local vs global variables
- *args, **kwargs
Python’s official documentation is very precise and coherent, so going through that would be helpful to understand above concepts. But if you are someone who understands better visually than reading, then here are some useful links,
For absolute beginners into programming/python:
python for beginners
Important data structures in python:
Comprehensions: Python Comprehensions
Generators in python: Python generators
Decorators: [Python decorators]https://youtu.be/FsAPt_9Bf3U
Multiprocessing in python: multiprocessing
File operations: Input/Output operations
The definitions of these concepts can be quite clear; however, you will need to understand them exceedingly to truly use them in your projects. The interviewers also ask tricky questions which can be answered only if you know the concepts thoroughly.