[Tutor] Writing Classes in python

Andreas Kostyrka andreas at kostyrka.org
Wed Nov 1 22:39:57 CET 2006

class Sample:
    def method1(self):
        print "method1"

s = Sample()

Please notice, you need () to invoke a method in Python, and you need an
explicit self argument on the method definition.


Am Mittwoch, den 01.11.2006, 21:21 +0000 schrieb Rajesh R:
> I am new to Python and i have a very basic question about writing classes.
> Lets say  i have the following code :
> class Sample:
>   'A simple class'
>   def method1():
>    print 'Inside Method1'
> When i create an instance of the class and when i try to call the method 
> method1, i get an error message.
> What i do is on the promt, i import the class, create an instance say 
> obj=Sample and i call the method obj.method1
> Am i doing something wrong or i might have not understood the class coding 
> in Python.
> Thanks
> Rajesh
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