11 Danger Will Robinsan


#1



https://www.codecademy.com/en/courses/python-beginner-en-4XuFm/1/2?curriculum_id=4f89dab3d788890003000096#


from random import randint

board = []

for x in range(0, 5):
    board.append(["O"] * 5)

def print_board(board):
    for row in board:
        print " ".join(row)

print_board(board)

def random_row(board):
    return randint(0, len(board) - 1)

def random_col(board):
    return randint(0, len(board[0]) - 1)

ship_row = random_row(board)
ship_col = random_col(board)
guess_row = int(raw_input("Guess Row:"))
guess_col = int(raw_input("Guess Col:"))

print ship_row
print ship_col


if guess_row == ship_row and guess_col == ship_col:
    print "Congratulations! You sank my battleship!"
else:
    print "You missed my battleship!"
    board[guess_row][guess_col] = "X"# WHY do we only use  = here, not == here? 
    print_board(board)


my question is
why "board[guess_row][guess_col] = "X" " only has one "="
why is it not "board[guess_row][guess_col] == "X" ?"

Thanks!


#2

What do = and == do? And what is the purpose of that line? Which one's behaviour matches that intention?


#3

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