What's New In Python 3.6


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What's New In Python 3.6

This article explains the new features in Python 3.6, compared to 3.5. Python 3.6 was released on December 23, 2016. See the changelog for a full list of changes.

Summary - Release highlights

New syntax features:

  • PEP 498 - formatted string literals.
  • PEP 515 - underscores in numeric literals.
  • PEP 526 - syntax for variable annotations.
  • PEP 525 - asynchronous generators.
  • PEP 530 - asynchronous comprehensions.

New library modules:

  • PEP 506 - Adding A Secrets Module To The Standard Library.
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