[Tutor] Hard time understanding classes
alan.gauld at btinternet.com
Thu Mar 13 00:52:43 CET 2008
"Norm All" <python.mail1 at gmail.com> wrote
> I am learning python and so far have done pretty well, until I got
> to the
> subject of classes which I have been struggling to understand for a
First, you are not alone.
Some people find the idea of objects easy to grasp but the majority
of programmers struggle because it is a different way of thinking
about programs and problems. Once you "get it" you will wonder
what all the fuss was about :-)
Second, while classes are very useful for some things you don't
*need* to use classes to program even quite complex programs.
So don't panic.
> have not found any easy to understand tutorial on the web or looking
> in some
> books for a clear step by step example. Would appreciate any help
> or links
> to read.
It might help if we know what you have read so far and if you can give
some specific things that you find hard to grasp. That gives us a
direction to head down.
Obligatory plug, you can try the OOP topic in my tutor if you
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