[Tutor] learning classes (kinda long)

Alan G alan.gauld at freenet.co.uk
Sun Jul 31 10:26:12 CEST 2005

> first I would like for this instance to be named the name of the 
> host in
> the section but i keep getting instances named section

This is a common beginners question but its nearly always the wrong
thing to do. For a start how would the rest of your program know about
these new instance names? Its much better to use a dictionary to store
the names as keys and the instances as values.

> implemeting it.  Any pointers to good reading material is 
> appreciated
> and will be read, but discussion of classes would benefit most who 
> are
> interested....

The OOP topic in my tutor has an example of what you want using
bank accounts.

Alan G
Author of the Learn to Program web tutor

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