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Python Object-Oriented Python Instant Objects Your first method

Stuck

class Student: name = "Bob"

def praise(self):
    print("great work {}".format(self))

I get the error "Bummer: Oh no! You forgot the self argument in your praise method"

I've tried format(Student.name), I've tried format(name). Neither works. Any assistance appreciated.

first_class.py
class Student:
    name = "Bob"

    def praise(self):
        print("great work {}".format(self))

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,608 Points

The instructions say to "return a positive message...", not print it.

Also, when referencing an instance attribute, use "self" with the attribute name instead of the actual class name.