Python Python Basics Functions and Looping Raise an Exception

Tim McClean
Tim McClean
1,531 Points

Raise Exception

Hello all. I am new here, and I can't figure out what I am doing wrong here. Can any please help ?>
def suggest(product_idea):
    product_idea = input("What is your product idea?"  )
    if len(product_idea) < 3:
        raise ValueError("Sorry too short")
    return product_idea + "inator"

3 Answers

54,333 Points

product_idea will be passed in by the checker. You don't need to prompt for it yourself. Delete that line and you are good.

Uria Levi
Uria Levi
Pro Student 1,760 Points

Do only what it asked you for - don't add your own ideas because it would raise an error.

for an example, you could only add this line:

if len(product_idea) < 3: raise ValueError()

and it would pass. any other data and it would raise an error.