Python | Convert list to Python array
Sometimes while working in Python we can have a problem in which we need to restrict the data elements to be just of one type. List, can be heterogeneous, can have data of multiple data types and it is sometimes undesirable. There a need to convert this to data structure which restricts the type of data. The Python language comes with array data structure which can be used for this purpose. Let’s discuss a way to convert list to array.
Method : Using
array() + data type indicator
This task can be easily performed using
array(). This is an inbuilt function in Python to convert to array. The data type indicator “i” is used in case of integers, which restricts data type.
The original list : [6, 4, 8, 9, 10] List after conversion to array : array('i', [6, 4, 8, 9, 10])