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Python Using Databases in Python Gettin' CRUD-y With It CRUD: Search Function

Hi! What does it mean "contains"? I thought in python it's (string1 in string2) but that fails to find all records.

Struggling to understand the task

crud.py
from models import Challenge

def create_challenge(name, language, steps=1):
    Challenge.create(name=name,
                     language=language,
                     steps=steps)

def search_challenges(name, language):
    return Challenge.select().where(name in str(Challenge.name), Challenge.language == language)

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,606 Points

It seems like it should work, but the challenge apparently does not like the "in" operator to be used here. But another way to do the same job is with the ".contains()" string method. Try coding it with that and you'll pass.

Thanks Steven! It works with .contains() indeed.