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In this example, you will learn to get the class name of an instance.
To understand this example, you should have the knowledge of the following Python programming topics:
1. Example 1: Using __class__.__name__
class Vehicle: def name(self, name): return name v = Vehicle() print(v.__class__.__name__)
__class__ is the attribute of the class to which it is associated and
__name__ is a special variable in Python. Its functionality depends on where it is used.
- Create an object
- Print the name of the class using
2. Example 1: Using type() and __name__ attribute
class Vehicle: def name(self, name): return name v = Vehicle() print(type(v).__name__)
type(), you can get the class name of an instance/object as shown in the example above.
type() gives the class of object
__name__ gives the class name.