Welcome to the Treehouse Community

The Treehouse Community is a meeting place for developers, designers, and programmers of all backgrounds and skill levels to get support. Collaborate here on code errors or bugs that you need feedback on, or asking for an extra set of eyes on your latest project. Join thousands of Treehouse students and alumni in the community today. (Note: Only Treehouse students can comment or ask questions, but non-students are welcome to browse our conversations.)

Looking to learn something new?

Treehouse offers a seven day free trial for new students. Get access to thousands of hours of content and a supportive community. Start your free trial today.

Python Object-Oriented Python Instant Objects Your first class

haakon Guttormsen
haakon Guttormsen
2,157 Points

Instance of a class named 'me' and printing out a name attribute.

I want to create an instance of a class named 'me'. Then I want to print the name attribute for my instance. How can I do this?

first_class.py
class Student: 
    name="Håkon" 

2 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
216,149 Points

Creating a new instance is a lot like calling a function. Then accessing an attribute is done with the membership operator ("dot").

If you still need more explicit help, this might be a good time to review previous questions on the same topic.

Did you get the answer?