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Python Python Basics (2015) Shopping List App Break

Hector Carrillo
Hector Carrillo
934 Points

why isnt it printing the correct "items"

added stop code

def loopy(items):
    for things in items:
        if things == 'STOP':

1 Answer

You are printing items in the else statement. You should print things.

Also, it's best to have non-plural names for "temporary variables" used in loops.

The name item is probably a better, easier-to-understand name than things. Even the non-plural thing is better than the plural things. Again, you don't have to do this, but if your code is cleaner with better names, it is easier to not make bugs in your code. Also, it's easier to add features if you are on a big project :grin:

I hope this helps. ~Alex

Hector Carrillo
Hector Carrillo
934 Points

yeah true, i see the error. thanks again really going to implement that to my future temp. variables

No problem :wink: