How to sort a python dictionary by value

If you want to search a dictionary by value in python, here is a handy one line using also lambda:

mydict = {'ver1':'2002','ver2':'2000','ver3':'2020'}
dict_v_srt=sorted(mydict.items(),key=lambda sort_ver: sort_ver[1])
print dict_v_srt

If you run this script output will be ;

[('ver2', '2000'), ('ver1', '2002'), ('ver3', '2020')]

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