FAQ: Introduction to Strings - Iterating through Strings

This community-built FAQ covers the “Iterating through Strings” exercise from the lesson “Introduction to Strings”.

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3 posts were split to a new topic: Yet another one incorrect description…

Why does the assignment say “don’t cheat, use len()”, but then the solution offered by the team has no len():

def get_length(word):
counter = 0
for letter in word:
counter += 1
return counter