This Python One-Liner is part of my Python One-Liners book with NoStarch Press.
Here’s the code from the video:
letters_amazon = ”’
We spent several years building our own database engine,
Amazon Aurora, a fully-managed MySQL and PostgreSQL-compatible
service with the same or better durability and availability as
the commercial engines, but at one-tenth of the cost. We were
not surprised when this worked.
find = lambda x, q: x[x.find(q)-18:x.find(q)+18] if q in x else -1
Try It Yourself:
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