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Python Python Basics Functions and Looping Raise an Exception

Vikramjeet Singh
Vikramjeet Singh
565 Points

any ideas how to get rid of error?

suggestinator.py
def suggest(product_idea):
    return product_idea + "inator"

product_idea = input("Enter product idea name ? \n")

if len(product_idea) >= 3:
    suggest(product_idea)
else:
    raise ValueError("Are you sure you don't get it?")

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
217,573 Points

Here's a few hints:

  • all code that is part of a function must be indented more than the "def" line
  • all logic code must come before the return (anything after is ignored)
  • the argument is being passed in, so you don't need to input anything
  • the method should not call itself (that could cause a never-ending loop!)
  • you only need to add 2 lines for this (the test, and the conditional raise)