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Python Object-Oriented Python (retired) Objects What Are Objects And Classes?

fahad lashari
fahad lashari
7,693 Points

Any disadvantages or advantages of using multiple classes under one file name? For example:

class Monster:
  hit_points = 1
  color = 'yellow'
  weapon = 'sword'

class Hero:
  hit_points = 0.5
  color = 'white'
  weapon = 'axe'  

1 Answer

Chris Howell
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Chris Howell
Python Web Development Techdegree Graduate 49,702 Points

I would say it is dependent on how complex your code/application is becoming.


Code is in one place, easy to import


No separation of concerns Less organized classes

In frameworks like Django that use models. You do see multiple classes listed within one model.py* file but they are still related concerns. So if the **models.py for particular App called lets say "Movies"

You might have multiple classes structure like so:

class Actor:

class Genre:

class Movie:

But inside this "module" called Movies these are all classes that relate to a Movie. So its perfectly normal to see this.