Python’s NotImplementedError for Documenting Inheritance

Adrienne Domingus
4 min readApr 24, 2020

Inheritance in Python, like in most other Object Oriented languages, allows us to re-use shared behavior, and allow us to abstract it away so that we don’t have to think about the implementation of certain behavior.

This is awesome! Developers spend a lot of time thinking about how to avoid repeating themselves. But as with everything in software, there are…