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Python Python Collections (2016, retired 2019) Dictionaries String Formatting with Dictionaries

Ján Pokorný
Ján Pokorný
1,031 Points

Need help

I can't figure out what am I supposed to do... well I know what should the result look like, but how do I get to the result is mystery to me

# Example:
# values = [{"name": "Michelangelo", "food": "PIZZA"}, {"name": "Garfield", "food": "lasagna"}]
# string_factory(values)
# ["Hi, I'm Michelangelo and I love to eat PIZZA!", "Hi, I'm Garfield and I love to eat lasagna!"]

template = "Hi, I'm {name} and I love to eat {food}!"

def string_factory(values):
    new_list = (**

1 Answer

Anibal Marquina
Anibal Marquina
9,523 Points
def string_factory(values):
    new_list = []                        #Create an empty list to append your result
    for dic in values:                  #iterate through your list of dictionaries (You have 2 dicts in your list)
        new_list.append(template.format(**dic))     #unpack 'name' and 'food' values into your template and append 
    return new_list