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Python Python Basics (2015) Shopping List App Continue

Guys , Help !

Guys , Help !

def loopy(items):
    # Code goes here

3 Answers

Chris Freeman
Chris Freeman
Treehouse Moderator 68,423 Points

Here is a walkthrough the code:

def loopy(items):
    # Loop through every item in items. 
    for item in items:
        # If the current item's index 0 is the letter "a",
        if item[0] == 'a':
            # continue to the next one.
        # Otherwise, 
            # print out every member of items.

I am really frustrated , most of challenges in python I have solved with help , I am totally new to code , what the hell !

If you are having that much issue with the challenges I would recommend that you re-watch the videos. There have been concepts that I have had to watch over and over before it finally clicked.

I have also found that it helps to watch the video a couple of times THEN open up workspaces and follow along. Then, once I understand WHY the instructor is doing what he is doing I move on to the challenges. I would recommend you do that especially since you are completely new to coding.

There is a misconception I have found that most people have (myself included) where I think that I should be able to watch the video and instantly get it because...video! But this is rarely the case and doubly true for concepts that you are just seeing for the first time.

I am sorry you are getting frustrated! But hang in there! It will click for you...just slow down (take a break for awhile and clear your mind) and don't be afraid to follow what I suggested, you'd be surprised how much that helps!

hang in there and good luck!!

So it means that I have to spend a lot of time on code , I got your points , I know my self will , I am always in hurry !