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Python Write Better Python Cleaner Code Function and Class Whitespace

Not sure what I'm doing incorrectly adding whitespace in the class section

Isn't there only supposed to be once space between in a class?

starter.py
def first_function(arg1):
    return 'arg1 is {}'.format(arg1)


def second_function(arg1):
    return 'arg1 is {}'.format(arg1)


class MyClass:
    args = [1, 2, 3]

    def class_func(self):
        return self.args

2 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
218,654 Points

It looks like you have it right. The canonical style guide for Python is PEP 8, which says:

Surround top-level function and class definitions with two blank lines.

Thanks Steven. I thought so too, but I'm still getting this error in the challenge: "Your file has 1 error(s) on line(s) 11: blank line contains whitespace."

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
218,654 Points

Ahh, well that's something that does not show visually in your example, but apparently there's one or more spaces on the otherwise blank line 11. Put the cursor at the beginning of line 12, hit the left arrow until it goes to the end of the previous line, then hit backspace until the cursor is at the first column.

Thanks Steven, that worked!

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
218,654 Points

Travers Geoffray — Glad to help. You can mark a question solved by choosing a "best answer".
And happy coding!