How can we dynamically create variable names from changing value "x" on a loop?
ambassador at fourthworld.com
Mon Nov 7 16:02:42 CET 2016
Ben Rubinstein wrote:
> (Re Mike and Mark's comments, if it's a small thing I'll use an
> array; but for large quantities of data - I'm often dealing with
> very large files, and after calling this function will loop over
> tens or hundreds of thousands of rows using the variables - I feel
> the need for speed outweighs the simplicity.)
Indeed, contrary to popular belief I've seen cases where certain
aggregate operations on an array take more time than achieving the same
outcomes with delimited lists.
But so far only a few.
How did you benchmark that, and what was the measured difference?
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