Last Updated on July 18, 2023 by Editorial Team
Author(s): Louis Chan
Originally published on Towards AI.
Methodcaller, Get Attribute, Namespaces, and more
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Welcome to a series of short posts, each with handy Python tricks that can help you up your game. In this blog, we will look into how to call a function by its name.
Say you have a function def f(): pass.
Can you call the function using just "f"?
Before we dive into locals and globals, it is important to have some understanding of what namespaces are. In a Python runtime, all the defined object (class, function, variable, etc.) are mapped and stored in a dictionary, a.k.a. the namespace.
locals() returns the namespace at a local level —… Read the full blog for free on Medium.
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