A few weeks ago, Chris Wellons’ blog “Latency in Asynchronous Python” was shared on our internal #python channel at Elastic, and as someone looking into the performance characteristics of a recent asyncio-related change, I gave it a read and you should too. It was a timely post as it made me think ahead about a few things, and coincided nicely with our recent usage of Elastic’s Application Performance Monitoring solution.
Dictionaries are really cool. They’re very powerful and a large part
of Python: so much stuff is built on the
dict type. They’re generally
quite easy to work with, but what about when you have nested dictionaries
that contain lists that contain dictionaries that contain certain keys
only in some cases and sometimes there’s another list involved?
This is the first post. It’s not the first post I’ve ever written on this site, but it’s now the first one this site contains.