Discover Python, Part 2, Explore the Python type hierarchy

Understanding objects and containers

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Robert Brunner

Date archived: January 4, 2017 | First published: May 31, 2005

The Python programming language is a simple yet powerful language. This article explores the object nature of the language, initially for the built-in simple types. The Python tuple class is also introduced and used to demonstrate the concept of a container type.

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