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= OBJECTIVES =
:The '''first investigation''' in this lab will focus on '''Data Structures'''. Each data structure has its own advantages and limitations. This lab will emphasize the most important differences
as they relate to Python scripting.
:The '''second investigation''' will focus
closely on strings. You have been using and storing strings since our first class, however in this lab we will dive into the more complex nature of string manipulation. Finally, this lab will cover how to use a variety of different regular expression functions , for searching and input validation.
=== PYTHON REFERENCE ===
= INVESTIGATION 1: DATA STRUCTURES =
:In this investigation, you will learn several
tools when using data structures in Python scripting. :These tools include ''' tuples''', ''' sets''', ''' dictionaries''', and more ''' advanced list functions'''.
== PART 1 - Tuples ==