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Python Build a Social Network with Flask Making Strong Users Bcryptkeeper

Build social network with flask

Now create a function named set_password that takes a user and a password that is a string. Hash the password, set the user.password attribute to the hashed password, and return the user.

im so stuck help

password_hashing.py
from flask.ext.bcrypt import check_password_hash
from flask.ext.bcrypt import generate_password_hash

def set_password(User, string): 
    User.password = generate_password_hash(string) return User

def validate_password(user, password):
    if check_password_hash(user.password, password):
    return True else: return False

2 Answers

Chris Freeman
MOD
Chris Freeman
Treehouse Moderator 68,030 Points

Apparently, the challenge checker is specifically looking for user (lowercased) and password as the function parameters.

Also the if and else block code should be on their own lines. Same with the return statements.

Post back if you need more help. Good luck!!!

Mr Freeman can you sent me your code im just failing to crack this one

Chris Freeman
Chris Freeman
Treehouse Moderator 68,030 Points
def set_password(user, password): 
    user.password = generate_password_hash(password) 
    return user

def validate_password(user, password):
    if check_password_hash(user.password, password):
        return True
    else:
        return False

thank you sir