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Python Object-Oriented Python Advanced Objects Subclassing Built-ins

Prateek Sharan Lall
Prateek Sharan Lall
1,778 Points

This frustrated me to the core. Stopped following up somewhere in the middle. Are these used often?

Do the things showed in the video used very often? Or can we drop these while starting out and may be later understand? It is just frustrating watching Kenneth saying sooo much and all bounced above my head!

4 Answers

Jeff Muday
MOD
Jeff Muday
Treehouse Moderator 27,497 Points

The first comment I will say-- if you don't quite follow what Kenneth is doing with subclassing built-ins, that's ok. This is "advanced objects" material. Don't let it stop you from moving on in other areas of Python that excite and interest you. You won't do much complex subclassing tasks in the real world as there are many ways to do something correctly (and clearly).

You will, however, always be using objects some you'll write from scratch, most will come from third-party or standard libraries. Some of these you will use directly or subclass into your own objects. So basic object-oriented-Python is fundamental -- some of the advanced stuff, not so much.

Albert Egberg
Albert Egberg
7,786 Points

I'm glad to hear this! thank you for being here :)

Agreed this wont be used often. However, this exactly where most of the excitement fades off when you don't start getting these concepts. I understand Oops concepts are tricky but giving simpler examples and teaching them should at-least help. I tried focussing but somehow now able to grasp anything from this module. I go to youtube and i find better examples.

Prateek Sharan Lall
Prateek Sharan Lall
1,778 Points

Thanks Jeff, that was very helpful and calmed me a bit.

bright chibuike
bright chibuike
3,245 Points

Only God knows what am passing through watching this video at the end my eye ball falls back to me very hot. please i need help or i quite .