Name: [1851] Kirby Urner
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Description: Veteran of the OSCON, Pycon, EuroPython circuit, math teacher, programmer. ...

Subclassing for Beginners [ID:303] (3/6)

in series: Python for Math Teachers

video tutorial by Kirby Urner, added 07/07

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Let's define a simple Dog class and show how we make instances (dogs). Then let's add a stomach attribute so our dogs can eat and poop (kids love scatology). It's a dog eat dog world! Then we refactor the code to show how Dog and Monkey classes might both inherit from the Animal class.

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9. Thu, 15 Apr 2010 18:05

Nice work.

Wish I could see the videos in linux, which is where I have python installed.

Great teaching concepts!

7. cheap kicks Sat, 10 Apr 2010 15:52

Kirby -

Just getting started w/ Python. Watched Monkeys and Dogs eating each other. Will watch all the others. Have a Facebook group that has just started talking Python. More to come.

- Lee

6. anonymous Thu, 17 Sep 2009 07:43

Very good introduction!

5. anonymous Sat, 04 Jul 2009 12:33

good video on subclassing in python.. thanks!

4. anonymous Fri, 10 Apr 2009 17:25

Thanks, this is just what I needed to jog my memory after not using classes for a while.

This is a great intro to Python classes. Great stuff!

2. anonymous Sun, 15 Jul 2007 07:27

Cool video - what about something more math related?

I'm afraid of how you would describe the dump command. Nice videos. Well explained.

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