[Tutor] What's wrong with this code?
cyresse at gmail.com
Thu Jul 7 12:15:09 CEST 2005
And please, please, post the whole error message, as it specifies where the
Oh, yes, and I think I answered this -
I meant to ask why the main part after the password is not working right.
No one has answered that yet. When I run the code and try to load a file
that has been saved, a TypeError appears.
Try id[site] and passcard[site] not id(site) and passcard(site). It'll make
a world of difference, honest.
On 7/7/05, Danny Yoo <dyoo at hkn.eecs.berkeley.edu> wrote:
> Hi Nathan,
> Other folks are pointing out why you're getting certain error messages.
> You may also want to consider breaking up the long second-half of the
> program into into its own set of functions. I believe that the second
> half could look something like this:
> while menu_choice != 9:
> menu_choice = input("Choose an option:")
> if menu_choice == 1:
> elif menu_choice == 2:
> elif menu_choice == 3:
> elif menu_choice == 4:
> elif menu_choice == 5:
> elif menu_choice == 6:
> The idea behind the break-up here is to make it a little easier to see, at
> a high level, how the program works. As a side benefit, it should help to
> avoid wacky things like certain menu choices munging up the variables used
> by other menu choices.
> Finally, by physcially shortening that loop, it's easier to see that we'll
> always ask for a menu_choice whenever we hit the start of the loop. In
> contrast, the original code is so long that we may have forgotten, which
> is why each menu command appears to repeat the "Choose an option:"
> (When you learn a little more about Python, we can talk about the concept
> of "dispatch tables" to further dissolve that code, but let's talk about
> that later.)
> I guess I'm trying to say: style can mattes because it can help you fix
> your program's bugs faster. *grin*
> Best of wishes to you!
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