hands-on lab

Python: Inheritance

Intermediate
2h
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Lab description

Learn one of the core aspects of object-oriented programming.

Object oriented programming consists of bundling data and code together into a single entity referred to as objects. Objects are the atomic building block of the Python runtime; which makes the runtime entirely object-oriented.

Understanding objects is the key to mastering Python. Learn how to create object hierarchies in this hands-on lab.

Learning Objectives:

  • Base classes
  • Derived classes
  • Single inheritance
  • Multiple inheritance
  • Abstract base classes
  • Composition

Prerequisites:

  • Proficient with:
    • The Python runtime
    • The Python language syntax
    • The anatomy of objects
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Lab steps
Web IDE Review
Single Inheritance
Multiple Inheritance
Abstract Base Classes
Composition
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