In Python, the
itertools.groupby() method allows developers to group values of an iterable class based on a specified property into another iterable set of values.
|Any python iterable
|Function(criteria) on which to group the iterable
groupby() is tricky but a general rule to keep in mind when using it is this:
Always sort the items you want to group with the same key you want to use for grouping
It is recommended that the reader take a look at the documentation here and see how it is explained using a class definition.