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The Art of Subclassing

by Raymond Hettinger for EuroPython 2011

All problems have simple, easy-to-understand, logical wrong answers. Subclassing in Python is no exception. Avoid the common pitfalls and learn everything you need to know about how subclass in Python.

  • Overriding and extending

  • Calling your parents

  • The ellipse / circle problem – what does a subclass mean?

  • Liskov Substitution Principle

  • Open Closed Principle

  • The facts of life when subclassing builtin types

  • How to Implement Cooperative Multiple Inheritance

  • A example of perfect and simple python diamond

  • Beware the Concrete C API



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60 minutes (inc Q&A)
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