Breaking out of a loop PREMIUM

Series: Looping
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Trey Hunner
5 min. read 3 min. video Python 3.8—3.12

Let's talk about breaking out of loops in Python.

Exiting a loop early with return

Here's a function that uses a for loop to loop over an iterable of strings, and returns a value from within that loop if it finds a string that contains a given substring. If it doesn't find a match, it returns None:


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