David Yeoman

An Introduction To Closures and Decorators in Python

Today’s tutorial will introduce two slightly more advanced concepts of closures and decorators in Python. We’ll explain what they are, how each is defined, and where and how they will help in your coding. Nested Functions I’m sure you are all familiar with functions, and some of you may have used, or heard of, nested …

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Python Method Resolution Order (MRO)

Today we’re going to look at the Python Method Resolution Order or MRO for short. If you’ve been following the tutorials on Python classes and inheritance, and you’ve been practicing in code, you’ll understand that once the hierarchy of classes moves into multiple inheritances, you may return strange results or end up with incomprehensible errors. …

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An Introduction To Python Classes – Inheritance, Encapsulation, and Polymorphism

This article continues from Introduction to Classes – Part One, where we explained what classes are, their components, and why we use them. We also looked at some unique characteristics of classes that assist us in creating cleaner code. If you haven’t read Part One and are new to classes, I suggest reading that introduction …

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