In object-oriented programming, inheritance is the concept that when a class of objects is defined, any subclass that is defined can inherit the definitions of one or more general classes. This means for the programmer that an object in a subclass need not carry its own definition of data and methods that are generic to the class (or classes) of which it is a part. This not only speeds up program development; it also ensures an inherent validity to the defined subclass object (what works and is consistent about the class will also work for the subclass).
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Raspberry Pi is a small, single-board computer that costs $35. It is is essentially a wireless system-on-a-chip (SoC) with 1 GB RAM, connection ports...
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