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I am a learner and just want to know the basic concept of super().

Here in the given code I want to know the difference between the two child classes:

    class Base(object):

    def __init__(self):

    print "Base created"

    class ChildOne(Base):

    def __init__(self):

    Base.__init__(self)

    class ChildTwo(Base):

    def __init__(self):

    super(ChildTwo, self).__init__()

    ChildOne()

    ChildTwo()

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@Shubham, You can avoid referring to base class explicitly using super(). Multiple-inheritance is not possible without using super().

Python also changed its syntax in version 3.0 , super()._init_() and super(ChildTwo, self)._init_() both perform the same function but the later is a bit nicer.

For more information regarding super() visit this link-https://rhettinger.wordpress.com/2011/05/26/super-considered-super/

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In Python 3, we can call it like this:

class ChildB(Base):

    def __init__(self):

        super().__init__() 

You can use the following video tutorials to clear all your doubts:-

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