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Python Python Collections (2016, retired 2019) Lists Removing Items From A List

my delete function uses if statement still same result

def delete():
  item = input('What item would you like deleted? ')
  if item in shopping_list:

what is the difference in i understand how both work but is there a specific reason i should use the try/except block?

p.s i wrote this function before watching the video

1 Answer

Paul Melos
Paul Melos
3,905 Points

Your way is fine as well. Try/Except blocks make error handling easier as a script gets more complex. At this point since the shopping list script is still pretty simple its not technically necessary, but he's just showing best practice/style.