Programming Concepts : Object Oriented Programming (OOP) in Python

Magic Methods

Magic methods are specifically designed for overriding and customizing default python behavior.

Examples of magic methods include

__init__, __add__, __repr__, etc.

Here are 2 guides on python magic methods. One and Two.

__init__ methods allows you to customize how python instantiates an object.

__add__ method overrides the functionality of the plus sign in python.

__repr__method allows you to control what get’s printed out on the console.

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