I've recently read about the
getattr() function. The problem is that I still can't grasp the idea of its usage. The only thing I understand about
getattr() is that
getattr(li, "pop") is the same as calling
I didn't understand when the book mentioned how you use it to get a reference to a function without knowing its name until run-time. Maybe this is me being a noob in programming, in general. Could anyone shed some light on the subject? When and how do I use this exactly?