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Python Object-Oriented Python Inheritance Super!

Asif Choudhury
Asif Choudhury
2,086 Points

Confused about using super()

Please see my code, attached!

I confess, I do not know what I am doing, I did some reading on the internet but still not understanding how super() can be used to override methods in the parent class. Can anyone kindly drop few lines of wisdom about the use of super() in method overriding.

I am struggling with the idea over last few days.

Thanks in advance!

class Inventory:
    def __init__(self):
        self.slots = []

    def add_item(self, item):

class SortedInventory(Inventory):

2 Answers

Asif Choudhury
Asif Choudhury
2,086 Points

I figured the correct answer:

class SortedInventory(Inventory): def add_item(self,item): super().add_item(item)

Murat Mermerkaya
Murat Mermerkaya
2,346 Points

You don't need to use self at the subclass.

super().add_item(item) is enough