Name: [171] Florian Mayer
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Advanced Python [ID:337]

a series of video-tutorials by Florian Mayer

Advanced Python shows advanced Python techniques like decorators.

Video Tutorials

1. Decorators: The Basics

This video is going to show you the basics of decorators. A decorator is used to alter the docstring of a function.

2. Decorators: Real World Example

This second video about decorators is going to show you a real-world example on how they can be used. A decorator is marking functions as deprecated. Sorry for the abrupt end, though I went on just trying to find out how to enable line-numbers. And yes, the line-number is right.

3. Decorators: Introducing functools.wraps

functools.wraps is a function that allows you to take over the docstring and the name of another function when you make a decorator return another function than the one it takes.

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Decorators: Introducing functools.wraps


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