Python: Create a dictionary from a string

Python dictionary: Exercise-24 with Solution

Write a Python program to create a dictionary from a string.

Note: Track the count of the letters from the string.

Sample Solution:-

Python Code:

from collections import defaultdict, Counter
str1 = 'w3resource' 
my_dict = {}
for letter in str1:
    my_dict[letter] = my_dict.get(letter, 0) + 1

Sample Output:

{'w': 1, '3': 1, 'r': 2, 'e': 2, 's': 1, 'o': 1, 'u': 1, 'c': 1}

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