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class A:

    def __init__(self):


class B(A):

    def __init__(self):


B()  # output: hello

In all other languages I've worked with the super constructor is invoked implicitly. How does one invoke it in Python? I would expect super(self) but this doesn't work.

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Use super(), as it returns a parent-like object in the new-style classes:

class A(object):

    def __init__(self):

        print "world"

class B(A):

    def __init__(self):

        print "hello"

        super(B, self).__init__()



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