yield is (1) a keyword that facilitates creation of generator functions, (2) a Ruby statement to transfer control from one coroutine to another, (3) a Java statement used to yield a value from a switch expression.
In python, the
yield statement is only used when defining a generator function, and is only used in the body of the generator function. Using a yield statement in a function definition is sufficient to cause that definition to create a generator function instead of a normal function.
In ruby, the
yield statement is in context of coroutines generally used to transfer control from one coroutine to another, for example from a method to a block passed into it as an argument.
yield return is equivalent to Python’s
yield break is just
return in Python. In C#,
yield is used in an iterator block to provide a value to the enumerator object or to signal the end of iteration.
yield is used in
for-comprehension iterates over one or more collections and uses
yield to create and return new collection.
yield is a keyword used in a statement
yield: <yield-target> to yield a value, which becomes the value of the enclosing