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What's the difference between a method and a function?

Kaniz_Fatma
Community Manager
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Ryan_Chynoweth
Honored Contributor III

Typically a method is associated to an object and/or class while a function is not.

For example, the following class has a single method called "my_method":

class MyClass():
 
    def __init__(self, a):
        self.a = a
 
 
    def my_method(self):
        return self.a+100

For example, this is a standalone function:

def my_function(value):
    print(value)

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