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Python Python Basics (2015) Shopping List App Continue

Pratham Patel
Pratham Patel
4,976 Points

Can i get some help on this code challenge

It says i am trying to convert an int to a str

def loopy(items):
    # Code goes here
    for item in items:
        if item.index(0) == 'a':

1 Answer

Chris Freeman
Chris Freeman
Treehouse Moderator 67,989 Points

You are very close!

  • Reference the 0th item using square brackets: if item[0] == 'a':
  • The print should print the whole item not just the first character