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Anwar RizalmanPython Development Techdegree Graduate 33,620 Points
Why when using assert, the 'self.' is not used?
Because in this video the assertEqual is use with the self keyword.
Chris FreemanTreehouse Moderator 68,030 Points
assert is a built-in statement that is not dependent on the testing framework or the current instance.
self is used to reference all other items that are related to the current instance being tested.
self is also used before the asserted conditional, such as,
assertNotEqual because it is a method of the current test class instance.
Post back if you have more questions. Good luck!