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

Leo Marco Corpuz
Leo Marco Corpuz
18,975 Points

compiling and loops challenge

Anything missing in my code?

import re

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


1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,004 Points

You're getting close, but there's a few issues yet.

It looks like there's a stray extra closing parenthesis after the first argument to re.search. and the second argument should be the string to search in, with the flags as the third argument.

Then the pattern itself needs to be enhanced a bit, to account for the delimiters between the groups, and to account for names possibly including spaces.