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Python

Jassim Alhatem
Jassim Alhatem
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Aren't they the exact same thing?

So here the first one:

class Student:
    name = "Jassim"
    def praise(self):
        return "Well Done {}".format(self.name)

The second one:

class Student:
    name = "Jassim"
    def praise(self):
        print("Well Done {}".format(self))
    praise(name)

(The first one is from a challenge.)

So can someone explain the difference if there's one?

Thank you in advance!

What is the question?

1 Answer

class Student:
    name = "Jassim"
    def praise(self):
        #print("Well Done {}".format(self))                
    praise(name)

self refers to the class Student object, in order for you to access the name attribute you must use self.name.