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Python object() Function

The python object() returns an empty object. It is a base for all the classes and holds the built in properties and methods which are default for all the classes.

Signature

Return

It returns an empty object.

Python object() Function Example 1

The below example shows the working of object().

Output:

<class 'object'>
['__class__', '__delattr__', '__dir__', '__doc__', '__eq__', '__format__', '__ge__', 
'__getattribute__', '__gt__', '__hash__', '__init__', '__le__', '__lt__', '__ne__', 
'__new__', '__reduce__', '__reduce_ex__', '__repr__', '__setattr__', '__sizeof__', 
'__str__', '__subclasshook__']

Explanation: In the above example, an object test of class 'object' is created.

We used the built-in functions named as type() and dir() to get type and all attributes of the object respectively.

The object does not have __dict__ as suggested by the output. Hence, you cannot assign arbitrary attributes to the instances of this class.


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