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Python Object-Oriented Python Instant Objects Your first method

praise method not recognizing name attribute

In the first code challenge for classes, I can't get the method to recognize the name attribute. Also, how do I return the message? Can I use return to return a print function?

first_class.py
class Student:
    name = "Mike"

    def praise(self):
        return print("You're doing a great job",name,"!")

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
217,639 Points

When referring to instance attributes, you need to add the prefix "self." to the attribute name.

And you won't need to print anything. The challenge wants you to return the string instead of printing it.