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Python Python Basics Functions and Looping Raise an Exception

How do you raise an exception?

suggestinator.py
def suggest(product_idea):
    return product_idea + "inator"
    if product_idea <=len(3):
        raise value error("has to be more than 3 characters")

1 Answer

William Li
William Li
7,938 Points

You would want to put the value error before the return statement since a function will not run something after it has returned a value.

Also we want the length of the product_idea variable to be less than 3 so we should use the len() function on the product_idea variable

Below is how I solved it

def suggest(product_idea):
    if len(product_idea)<3:
        raise ValueError()

    return product_idea + "inator"