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 (2015) Python Data Types Use .split() and .join()

Split Method

I Try this solution but its not working ....

banana.py
available = "banana split;hot fudge;cherry;malted;black and white"
sandaes = available.split(;)

1 Answer

Vaibhav, the semi-colon must be in quotes:

available = "banana split;hot fudge;cherry;malted;black and white"
sundaes = available.split(";")

And sundaes needs to be spelled correctly -- the editor can be VERY picky!