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Python Object-Oriented Python Instant Objects __init__

Ronald Greer
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Ronald Greer
Front End Web Development Techdegree Graduate 56,280 Points

Can someone help me with this __init__ method please

ive gotten this far on the challenge and I'm not sure where to go next. can anyone walk me through this?

first_class.py
class Student:
    name = "Your Name"

    def praise(self):
        return "You inspire me, {}".format(self.name)

    def reassurance(self):
        return "Chin up, {}. You'll get it next time!".format(self.name)

    def feedback(self, grade):
        if grade > 50:
            return self.praise()
        return self.reassurance()



    def __init__(self, name, )

2 Answers

Chris Freeman
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Chris Freeman
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You're off to a great start! You have defined the __init__() method that points to the instance using self and accepts a parameter name. You will need to add a colon (:) at the end of the def line.

The last step is to assign the name attribute of the self instance the value name that was passed in:

        self.name = name

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

Ronald Greer
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Ronald Greer
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now it says this: "Great! Sometimes I have other attributes I need to store on a Student instance, though. Can you use **kwargs and setattr to add attributes for any other key/value pairs I want to send to the instance when I create it?" could you help me that?

Chris Freeman
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Treehouse Moderator 67,989 Points

Starting at 3:30 in the previous video, Kenneth show how to add the **kwargs parameter and a loop to add the attributes. Please give that a try first.