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Comments are very useful in programming. If you're coding for work or to be published, you'll want to explain your code with comments. You can also use comments in debugging to investigate your code further.
# This is a single line comment. Any line that starts with a # will be seen as a comment by the compiler / interpreter / computer. ''' This is a multi line comment ''' """ This is also a multi line comment """ # It gets a weird value here, still not sure why?
Disabling parts of your code
Sometimes, you just want a part of your code to stop temporarily. I often find myself doing this when trying to optimize my code or when trying to single out a corner case in my code.
Let's take that mass of code from the previous page and try looking at each piece individually.