Musings & ramblings of a Pythonista

A commandline mapper

Python provides a builtin map function which applies a method over a list of entities. This function comes handy in a lot of situations as in

# find the square of all integers in a list
# Eg: 
#   input: [1, 2, 3, 4]
#   return: [1, 4, 9, 16]
map(lambda x: x*x, list_of_integers)

Similar functionality can be achieved in linux commandline using a combination of unix pipe | and xargs command. For ...

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