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Python Object-Oriented Python (retired) Inheritance Subclass

Sean Maden
Sean Maden
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Not sure what is being asked (create class named Dragon that extends to Monster class...import Monster from monster)

In this question, are we coding a subclass in a class library file, or writing code from the shell that imports the class library? Don't we define a subclass by editing the class file, and not from the shell prompt?

1 Answer

Hi Sean,

The general syntax for creating a class that extends another is:

class subclassName(baseClass):

We need to create a class called Dragon that extends the class Monster which is defined for us in a file called monster. We'll need to import this in order to use it - and, to use Monster without having to prefix it with monster, like monster.Monster we'll import this as follows:

from monster import Monster

We are importing the Monster class from within the monster file.

Please let me know if this helps or not.