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Inheritance is one of the most amazing and useful pillars and properties of Object Orientated Programming. Learn mroe about the three types of inheritance by watching the videos below. Python Inheritance >> Inheritance allows us to define a class that inherits all the methods and properties from another class. Parent class is the class being inherited from, also called base class. Child class is the class that inherits from another class, also called derived class.
Official Python Documentation on inheritance
Create a Parent Class
Any class can be a parent class, so the syntax is the same as creating any other class: Example: Create a class named
lastname properties, and a
def __init__(self, fname, lname):
self.firstname = fname
self.lastname = lname
#Use the Person class to create an object, and then execute the printname method:
x = Person("John", "Doe")
Create a Child Class
To create a class that inherits the functionality from another class, send the parent class as a parameter when creating the child class. Example: Create a class named
Student, which will inherit the properties and methods from the