Welcome back to this learn-quick series for Rubyists looking to learn Python! In case you missed it, you can check out Part I here.
Next up: Data Types.
Like most programming languages, Python has a few basic data types built in. Like in Ruby, you have strings, integers, and floats.
To convert between them, you can use the
float() functions. For example:
Here, we assigned the string
"3" to the variable
x. Then we converted it to an integer using
int(). Then we…