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

Elizabeth McInerney
Elizabeth McInerney
3,175 Points

class Player

I really have no idea of how to do this. I guess I do not know what is meant by "I should be able to set them through init.

import re

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

class Player:
  def _init_(self, string):
    self.players = re.match(r'^(?P<last_name>[\w ]+),\s(?P<first_name>[\w ]+): (?P<score>\d{2})$',string,re.M)
    return self.players.group(0)

1 Answer

Chris Freeman
Chris Freeman
Treehouse Moderator 67,986 Points

Hint. Leave the re.search outside of the class as the solution to Task 1. It's not obvious, but the grader will generate arguments using the re.search then pass these arguments to your class. Your task 2 is to add the parameter list to __init__() to received them then set their value to class attributes using the form self.some_attribute = some_parameter

Also, __init__() does not need a return