[Tutor] Calling instance method using a string

Bernard Lebel 3dbernard at gmail.com
Thu Nov 9 16:24:01 CET 2006


Is there a way to call an instance method using a string? Let say I
have the method name in the form of a string, and I want to call this
method by providing the string instead of calling the name directly.
Is this possible?

Say I have class A:

class A:
    def myMethod( self ):
        print 'foo'

a = A()

Then I would look to do something along the lines of:

a.__call__( 'myMethod' )
callattr( a, 'myMethod' )


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