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Python Python Basics Functions and Looping Raise an Exception

scott Walker
scott Walker
2,506 Points

AssertionError: None != 'baconinator' : I passed in 'bacon' and expected 'baconinator', but got 'None' whats up?

looked at the previous replies to this challenge and couldn't find what i was doing wrong

suggestinator.py
def suggest(product_idea):
    if len( product_idea) < 3:
        raise ValueError ("characters too short")
        return product_idea + "inator"

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
218,692 Points

It looks like an indentation issue. The function needs to perform the return when the "if" does not pass, so it should not be indented so far. The return line should stay at the same indentation level it started at.