Welcome to the Treehouse Community

The Treehouse Community is a meeting place for developers, designers, and programmers of all backgrounds and skill levels to get support. Collaborate here on code errors or bugs that you need feedback on, or asking for an extra set of eyes on your latest project. Join thousands of Treehouse students and alumni in the community today. (Note: Only Treehouse students can comment or ask questions, but non-students are welcome to browse our conversations.)

Looking to learn something new?

Treehouse offers a seven day free trial for new students. Get access to thousands of hours of content and a supportive community. Start your free trial today.

Python Python Basics Functions and Looping Raise an Exception

Aleksandra Laska
Aleksandra Laska
5,343 Points

Please can you help me with that ?

suggestinator.py
def suggest(product_idea):
    return product_idea + "inator"

product_Name= input("What is the ideal product name ?")

number_Of_Characters= len(product_Name) 
   if number_of_Characters <= 3
    raise ValueError("You need to give at least 3 characters")

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
220,450 Points

Here's a few hints:

  • do only what the instructions ask for and nothing extra
  • in particular, you won't need to "input" anything
  • the value is provided in the function parameter
  • place your test (and raise) before the return
  • remember to indent the code so it will be considered part of the function