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Python Regular Expressions in Python Introduction to Regular Expressions Name Groups

Create a variable names that is an re.match() against string. The pattern should provide two groups, one for a last name

Hie guys

I keep on getting no group error

import re

string = 'Perotto, Pier Giorgio'

names = re.match(r"""
    """, string, re.X)

2 Answers

Christian Beckett
Christian Beckett
11,121 Points
import re

string = 'Perotto, Pier Giorgio'
names = re.match(r'''
    ''', string, re.X)

your missing the print statement at the end my friend Unashe Mutambashora

Vincent Zamora
Vincent Zamora
3,871 Points

try using groups this way (?P<firstname> ..expression