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Python Object-Oriented Programming

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Overview

Learn how to use the object-oriented features of Python, including magic methods and data classes, to write more efficient and effective code.

Syllabus

Introduction
  • Python object-oriented programming
  • What you should know
  • Setting up the development environment
1. Objected-Oriented Python
  • Object-oriented programming refresher
  • Basic class definition
  • Instance methods and attributes
  • Checking instance types
  • Class methods and members
2. Inheritance and Composition
  • Understanding inheritance
  • Abstract base classes
  • Using multiple inheritance
  • Interfaces
  • Understanding composition
3. Magic Object Methods
  • What are magic methods?
  • String representation
  • Equality and comparison
  • Attribute access
  • Callable objects
4. Data Classes
  • Defining a data class
  • Using post initialization
  • Using default values
  • Immutable data classes
Conclusion
  • Next steps

Taught by

Joe Marini

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