Ad

How Can I Get A List Of All Classes Within Current Module In Python?

- 1 answer

I've seen plenty of examples of people extracting all of the classes from a module, usually something like:

# foo.py
class Foo:
    pass

# test.py
import inspect
import foo

for name, obj in inspect.getmembers(foo):
    if inspect.isclass(obj):
        print obj

Awesome.

But I can't find out how to get all of the classes from the current module.

# foo.py
import inspect

class Foo:
    pass

def print_classes():
    for name, obj in inspect.getmembers(???): # what do I do here?
        if inspect.isclass(obj):
            print obj

# test.py
import foo

foo.print_classes()

This is probably something really obvious, but I haven't been able to find anything. Can anyone help me out?

Ad

Answer

Try this:

import sys
current_module = sys.modules[__name__]

In your context:

import sys, inspect
def print_classes():
    for name, obj in inspect.getmembers(sys.modules[__name__]):
        if inspect.isclass(obj):
            print(obj)

And even better:

clsmembers = inspect.getmembers(sys.modules[__name__], inspect.isclass)

Because inspect.getmembers() takes a predicate.

Ad
source: stackoverflow.com
Ad