[Tutor] How to deal failed function and 0xDEADBEEF type errors...

Alan Gauld alan.gauld at btinternet.com
Fri Jul 16 08:35:00 CEST 2010

"Sean Carolan" <scarolan at gmail.com> wrote

> Run it by itself and there's no output:
> testNestEggFixed
> Try to print it and it throws this error:
> print testNestEggFixed
> <function testNestEggFixed at 0x0214D5F0>
> What am I missing here?


I assume you are from a Visual VBasic background?
Unlike VB Python requires you to have the parentheses
after the function name, even if there is nothing inside them.
Otherwise you are referring to a function *object* - which
is what the print statement told you...


Alan Gauld
Author of the Learn to Program web site

I even tried running all the code in the test
> function in my script and it works fine.  It only fails when it's 
> put
> into a function.  I think I must be doing something wrong.
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