[Tutor] Classes, Classes, Classes
Gerrit Holl <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Fri, 12 Nov 1999 07:32:55 +0100
R Parker wrote:
> Hello, I am experiencing trouble understanding classes. I don't
> understand how they work, what they do and their purpose in general. I
> am a newbie so dont make it too complicated because this is the first
> programming language I'm learning.
> Thanks in advance!
A class is representing something. For example, a list is a class, in fact.
With a list you can do several things: .sort, .append, .pop, etc. This way,
you could also write a game with a class representing the main person in the
game. That person can .jump(), .walk_faster(), .dive(), etc.
What book are you learning from, or are you learning from the WWW?
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