Functools: functools.singledispatch

Let's discover functool modules and how functions can be overloaded.

Overview of singledispatch module

Python recently added partial support for function overloading in Python 3.4. They did this by adding a neat little decorator to the functools module called singledispatch. This decorator will transform our regular function into a single dispatch generic function. Note however that singledispatch only happens based on the first argument’s type.

Simple example of singledispatch()

Let’s take a look at an example to see how this works!

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