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Python Object-Oriented Python Instant Objects Your first method

Jonathan Garza
Jonathan Garza
4,475 Points

Challenge Error - Python Instant Objects

I'm getting the error: "Bummer: Oh no! You forgot the self argument in your praise method"

Can anyone explain what I've done wrong in this challenge?

This is the challenge link: https://teamtreehouse.com/library/objectoriented-python-2/instant-objects/your-first-method

class Student:
    name = "Jon"

    def praise(self):
        print("Your doing a great job, {}".format(self))

1 Answer

Chris Freeman
Chris Freeman
Treehouse Moderator 68,423 Points

You are very close. The variable self refers to the whole student instance object. To refer to the name attribute use self.name

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