Frame Hack Recipe: Generating properties on a wrapper class

Step 0

from employee import Employee

class PyEmployee(object):
    def __init__(self, **kwargs):
        self.e = Employee()
        for k, v in kwargs.items():
            setattr(self, k, v)

    given = property(
        lambda self: self.e.GetGivenName(),
        lambda self, v: self.e.SetGivenName(v),
    family = property(
        lambda self: self.e.GetFamilyName(),
        lambda self, v: self.e.SetFamilyName(v),
    birth = property(
        lambda self: self.e.GetDateOfBirth(),
        lambda self, v: self.e.SetDateOfBirth(v),

e = PyEmployee(given='Feihong', family='Hsu', birth='2007-11-15')

print e.given, e.e.GetGivenName()

e.given = 'Horatio'     # change given name through the property
print e.given, e.e.GetGivenName()

Expected output:

Feihong Feihong
Horatio Horatio


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