Trying to understand Python objects

Ben Finney bignose+hates-spam at
Thu Nov 23 00:12:22 CET 2006

"walterbyrd" <walterbyrd at> writes:

> Is there some book, or other reference, that explains of this? I was
> thinking about "Python for Dummies." The "Think like a Computer
> Scientist" book, and "Dive into Python" book don't seem to explain
> Python's object model clearly enough for me.

The canonical introduction is the Python tutorial::


To get benefit from this, you should *work through* this document, not
merely read it. Do each exercise and don't go on until you believe you
understand what it's doing.

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