- 19 July 2023
Python 3.9 introduced new methods called
bytearray.removesuffix() via PEP 616 to remove a prefix or suffix from a string. These methods are similar to
str.rstrip() but they are more efficient and easier to use as they use a string instead of a set of characters. The latter is useful when you want to remove a prefix or suffix from a string that is not a set of characters.
Lets see an example where we want to remove the prefix
www. from a list of URLs as shown below: