How to check if a string is a valid keyword in Python?
Defining a Keyword
In programming, a keyword is a “reserved word” by the language which conveys special meaning to the interpreter. It may be a command or a parameter. Keywords cannot be used as a variable name in the program snippet.
Keywords in Python: Python language also reserves some keywords that convey special meaning. Knowledge of these is a necessary part of learning this language. Below is a list of keywords registered by python.
False, elif, lambda,
None, else, nonlocal,
True, except, not,
and, finally, or,
as, for, pass,
assert, from, raise,
break, global, return,
class, if, try,
continue, import, while
def, in, with,
del is, yield,
Python in its language defines an inbuilt module “keyword” which handles certain operations related to keywords. A function “iskeyword()” checks if a string is a keyword or not. Returns true if a string is a keyword, else returns false.
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How to print a list of all keywords
Sometimes, remembering all the keywords can be a difficult task while assigning variable names. Hence a function “kwlist()” is provided in the “keyword” module which prints all the 33 python keywords.
The list of keywords is : ['False', 'None', 'True', 'and', 'as', 'assert', 'break', 'class', 'continue', 'def', 'del', 'elif', 'else', 'except', 'finally', 'for', 'from', 'global', 'if', 'import', 'in', 'is', 'lambda', 'nonlocal', 'not', 'or', 'pass', 'raise', 'return', 'try', 'while', 'with', 'yield']
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