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Python Object-Oriented Python Instant Objects Your first class

Khaleel Yusuf
Khaleel Yusuf
15,208 Points

What is wrong with my code?

The same code works in my own text editor.

class Student:
    name = "Khaleel"

me = Student

1 Answer

well, your class needs parentheses like that me = Student()
Using the parentheses (calling the class) tells Python that you want to create an instance and not just copy the class