PyCon 2019 in Cleveland, Ohio

Saturday 2:35 p.m.–3:05 p.m. in Room 26A/B/C

8 things that happen at the dot: Attribute Access & Descriptors

Andy Fundinger


We rarely think about the dot “.” between our objects and their fields, but there are quite a lot of things that happen every time we use one in Python. This talk will explore the details of what happens, how the descriptor protocol works, and how it can be used to alter the Python object model.