What is a Hashmap in Python?

  • A Hashmap is a kind of data model in computer engineering that links keys to value combinations (array data types). It essentially employs a function that calculates an index value, which in turn contains the elements to be searched, inserted, deleted, and so on. This makes data access simple and quick. Hashmap, in general, contains key-value pairs, with the key created by a hash function.

  • In Python, hash tables and hashmaps are created using the built-in dictionary data type. In Python, the keys of a dictionary are produced via a hashing algorithm. A dictionary’s components are not organized and can be altered.