Asked • 06/11/19

What are the differences between type() and isinstance()?

What are the differences between these two code fragments?Using `type()`: import types if type(a) is types.DictType: do_something() if type(b) in types.StringTypes: do_something_else()Using `isinstance()`: if isinstance(a, dict): do_something() if isinstance(b, str) or isinstance(b, unicode): do_something_else()

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Daniel G. answered • 07/23/19

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