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nested decorators
Objects - Intermediate example from a Well House Consultants training course
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This example is described in the following article(s):
   • Nesting decorators - [link]

Source code: clever Module: Y112

from time import gmtime, strftime

def reporter(f):
        def wrapped(*kd,**kwd):
                try:
                        counter[f.__name__] += 1
                except:
                        counter[f.__name__] = 1
                f(*kd,**kwd)
        return wrapped

def timestamp(f):
        def wrapped(*kd,**kwd):
                now = strftime("%Y-%m-%d %H:%M:%S", gmtime())
                print (now)
                f(*kd,**kwd)
        return wrapped

counter = {}

@reporter
@timestamp
def brush(mostly="floor",*what,**kwds):
        witha = kwds.get("using","mop")
        word = what and "places" or "place"
        try:
                hue = "in " + kwds["colour"]
        except:
                hue = ""

        print("I am brushing ",len(what)+1,word,"with a",witha,hue)

@reporter
def walk(what="dog"):
        print("Walk the " + str(what))

brush("stairs","hallway","kitchen",colour="blue")
brush("walls",using="paintbrush")
brush()
walk()
walk()
walk("girlfriend")
walk("goldfish")

print(counter)

""" Sample Output

WomanWithCat:q3 grahamellis$ python3 clever
2016-11-02 06:22:37
I am brushing 3 places with a mop in blue
2016-11-02 06:22:37
I am brushing 1 place with a paintbrush
2016-11-02 06:22:37
I am brushing 1 place with a mop
Walk the dog
Walk the dog
Walk the girlfriend
Walk the goldfish
{'wrapped': 3, 'walk': 4}
WomanWithCat:q3 grahamellis$

"""


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