definition and testing of a class
Object Oriented Python example from a Well House Consultants training course
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Source code: drink.py Module: Y106
"""Define a class "drink", where each drink
has a type, a stength and we know a volume.
Provide a method to set the person who's having
the drink, and a method to return the person's
name or a default value if that hasn't been set"""
def __init__ (self,type,stength,amount):
self.brand = type
self.perc = stength
self.cc = amount
self._person = None
drink.owmany += 1
def setwhom (self,person):
self._person = person
def getwhom (self):
def getcount (self):
def gettype (self):
def getalco (self):
return self.cc * self.perc / 100.0
# add a class attribute to countr the number of drinks
drink.owmany = 0
# Test code - ensure that our drinks class works
if __name__ == "__main__":
round = 
round.append( drink("IPA",3.6,568) )
round.append( drink("IPA",3.6,568) )
round.append( drink("6X",4.3,568) )
round.append( drink("whine",12.5,175) )
round.review = "A really nice tipple at the end of walk"
for tipple in round:
print tipple.getcount(),"drinks in round"
print tipple.getwhom(),"had a",tipple.gettype(),"with", tipple.getalco(),"cc of alcohol"
if tipple.cc > 500:
print "a long drink"
elif tipple.cc > 100:
print "middle of the road"
print "a short"
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