AttributeClass

class propertyestimator.attributes.AttributeClass[source]

A base class for objects which require well defined attributes with additional metadata.

__init__()

Initialize self. See help(type(self)) for accurate signature.

Methods

__init__

Initialize self.

from_json(file_path)

Create this object from a JSON file.

get_attributes([attribute_type])

Returns all attributes of a specific attribute_type.

json([file_path, format])

Creates a JSON representation of this class.

parse_json(string_contents[, encoding])

Parses a typed json string into the corresponding class structure.

validate([attribute_type])

Validate the values of the attributes.

validate(attribute_type=None)[source]

Validate the values of the attributes. If attribute_type is set, only attributes of that type will be validated.

Parameters

attribute_type (type of Attribute, optional) – The type of attribute to validate.

Raises

ValueError or AssertionError

classmethod get_attributes(attribute_type=None)[source]

Returns all attributes of a specific attribute_type.

Parameters

attribute_type (type of Attribute, optional) – The type of attribute to search for.

Returns

The names of the attributes of the specified type.

Return type

list of str

classmethod parse_json(string_contents, encoding='utf8')[source]

Parses a typed json string into the corresponding class structure.

Parameters
  • string_contents (str or bytes) – The typed json string.

  • encoding (str) – The encoding of the string_contents.

Returns

The parsed class.

Return type

Any

classmethod from_json(file_path)

Create this object from a JSON file.

Parameters

file_path (str) – The path to load the JSON from.

Returns

The parsed class.

Return type

cls

json(file_path=None, format=False)

Creates a JSON representation of this class.

Parameters
  • file_path (str, optional) – The (optional) file path to save the JSON file to.

  • format (bool) – Whether to format the JSON or not.

Returns

The JSON representation of this class.

Return type

str