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Python Python Basics (Retired) Shopping List Shopping List Project

Typo?

Is the continue keyword in the while loop here redundant?

1 Answer

Chris Freeman
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Chris Freeman
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In video example in Shopping Lists at 3::00, the continue command is introduced as a way to start the next iteration of the loop. This is typically done, as needed, somewhere within the code block. You are correct that the while loop will automatically start the next iteration when the end of the code block is reached making the continue statement redundant or superfluous in this case.