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Use the e function instead of ones or zeros Octave has an e function, which I don't think is very well known. It's like onesor zeros, but it produces copies of the number e. And it's shorter. This function can be useful sometimes: Instead of ones(m,n) you can use ~~e(m,n) if you can get away with having true instead of 1. Or even use e(m,n) directly if all ...


Abuse == short circuiting If you have: A function with a side effect (such as print); That you only want to run if some condition is (or is not) met. Then you might be able to use == over or to save a byte. Here's printing all numbers n under 100 that have f(n) less than 2: # Naive for n in range(100):f(n)<2and print(n) # Invert condition for n in ...

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