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Python Python Basics Functions and Looping Raise an Exception

Javi Caballero
Javi Caballero
7,422 Points

I have a problem though, pe

AssertionError: ValueError not raised : I passed in 'a' and expected a ValueError to be raised. {{{{That's what it says

def suggest(product_idea):
    return product_idea + "inator"
    if len(product_idea)<3:
          raise ValueError("Too short")

2 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
228,039 Points

The test must be performed before the return, since the return ends the function and no code after it will ever run.

Spacey Bread
Spacey Bread
6,257 Points

return should be at the end of the function definition, not the middle