Python's dict class in C++
ANDREWVOSS (188)

Dictionary

A recreation of Python's dict class in C++

Usage

The class dict is a template:

template<key_type, val_type>
class dict

Usage is similar to Python:

dict<string,string> d;
d["foo"] = "bar";

Methods

val_type pop(key_type key)

Remove an item from from the dict and return its value


std::vector<std::pair<key_type, val_type>> items()

Return a vector containing every key-value pair in the dict


void clear()

Remove all key-value pairs in the dict


std::pair<key_type, val_type> pop_item()

Remove the most recently added key-value pair andd return it as a vector


std::vector<key_type> list_keys()

Return a vector containing all keys in the dict


std::vector<val_type> list_values()

Return a vector containing all values in the dict


key_type& get_key_by_value(val_type val)

Return a reference to a key by its value


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DynamicSquid (5027)

@ANDREWVOSS Don't listen to Coder, he's wrong and it's not as simple as that. Right now, since your code is only 2 files, and it's a template class, putting your code in the header file is perfectly fine. You can read more here on templates in header files for more complicated projects.