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Excuse Generator CLI with Javascript

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Disneyland for procrastinators and lazy people.

This project is ideal to are avoiding someone annoying, it takes no more than 20 lines of code, and it can save you for the rest of your life!

The Goal

We wanted a project that used very little Python but still with a very fun application, the excuse generator takes 20 lines of code, is super simple to understand and is the perfect first-ish project for any beginner developer.

๐ŸŒฑ How to start this project?

  1. Make sure you have a Github account at: https://github.com
  2. We recommend to open this reposiory using a provisioning tool like Codespaces (recommended) or Gitpod. Alternatively you can cloning it on your local computer using the git clone command.

This is the repository you need to open or clone:

https://github.com/breatheco-de/excuse-generator-javascript-cli

๐Ÿ‘‰ Please follow these steps on how to start a coding project.

  1. The exercises will start and show the instructions automatically but if you encounter any issues you can try running them manually by typing in your command line the following:
1$ learnpack start

Instructions

Please create a python script that generates an excuse each time it is runned.

Discuss with your classmates the strategy first

How can we generate an excuse? How are sentences built?

Excuse generator explanation

The idea is to generate each part of the sentence randomly to come up with great excuses!

Hint

  1. Create an app.py file with one excuse hard-coded in one variable.
  2. The excuse must be in a variable:
1excuse = 'The dog eat my homework when I finished'
  1. Using python, create a function that generates and returns a random excuse with the following structure:
1who = ['the dog','my granma','his turtle','my bird'] 2what = ['eat','pissed','crushed','broked'] 3when = ['before the class','right in time','when I finished','during my lunch','while I was praying']
  1. To create a consistent excuse, you have to concatenate one item from each array in the proper order.
  2. Print the excuse on the console using the print function.

Technologies

Python.

Fundamentals

This exercise covers the following fundamentals:

  1. Running python files.
  2. How to work with Lists (arrays).
  3. Generating random numbers.
  4. Concatenating strings.
  5. Using functions (at least a bit).

Goal

4Geeks Coding Projects tutorials and exercises for people learning to code or improving their coding skills

Difficulty

easy

Repository

Click to open

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Average duration

3 hrs

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Podcast: Code Sets You Free

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