Lynda.com is now LinkedIn Learning!

To access Lynda.com courses again, please join LinkedIn Learning

All the same Lynda.com content you know and love

Plus, personalized course recommendations tailored just for you

All the same access to your Lynda learning history and certifications

Try LinkedIn Learning for free
Questions? Visit our help center.
Skip navigation
Type functions: Learning the Python 3 Standard Library
Type functions: Learning the Python 3 Standard Library

Learn the difference between type and instance as well as how to use the type() and isinstance() functions. Type() returns the type of one given input while isinstance() has two inputs and returns true or false whether or not the first input is an instance of the second input. Isinstance() accounts for some things that type() does not - so it is often better to use in situations that involve inheritance.

Resume Transcript Auto-Scroll
Skill Level Intermediate
2h 9m
Duration
234,014
Views
Show More Show Less
Skills covered in this course
Developer Programming Languages Python

Continue Assessment

You started this assessment previously and didn't complete it. You can pick up where you left off, or start over.

Start My Free Month

Watch this course on LinkedIn Learning, which now features 100% of Lynda.com courses. Develop in-demand skills with access to thousands of expert-led courses on business, tech and creative topics.

Start My Free Month

You are now leaving Lynda.com and will be automatically redirected to LinkedIn Learning to access your learning content.