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Python Regular Expressions in Python Introduction to Regular Expressions Players Dictionary and Class

Mona Jalal
Mona Jalal
4,302 Points

Bummer! Didn't find the correct information for Pinckney Benton Stewart Pinchback.

string = '''Love, Kenneth: 20 Chalkley, Andrew: 25 McFarland, Dave: 10 Kesten, Joy: 22 Stewart Pinchback, Pinckney Benton: 18'''

players = re.search(r''' (?P<last_name>[-\w ]+), [\s\t] (?P<first_name>[-\w]+): [\s\t] (?P<score>[\d]{2}) ''', string, re.M|re.X) print(players) print(players.groupdict())

players.py
import re

string = '''Love, Kenneth: 20
Chalkley, Andrew: 25
McFarland, Dave: 10
Kesten, Joy: 22
Stewart Pinchback, Pinckney Benton: 18'''

players = re.search(r'''
                     (?P<last_name>[-\w ]+),
                     [\s\t]
                     (?P<first_name>[-\w]+):
                     [\s\t]
                     (?P<score>[\d]{2})
                     ''', string, re.M|re.X)

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,788 Points

:point_right: You allowed spaces ([-\w ]) in the last name, but you haven't allowed them ([-\w]) in the first name.

The last name on the list has both.

:information_source: The tab character (\t) is included in the whitespace (\s) character class.