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

Callum Anderson
Callum Anderson
Data Analysis Techdegree Student 10,188 Points

error: __init__() got an unexpected keyword argument 'name'

dont think there is any mistakes pretty clueless as to whats next

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<name>(?P<last_name>[-\w ]*),\s?(?P<first_name>[-\w ]+):\s+)
''', string, re.X|re.M) 

class Player:
    def __init__(self, last_name, first_name, score):
        self.last_name = last_name
        self.first_name = first_name
        self.score = score

1 Answer

Rick Gleitz
Rick Gleitz
45,612 Points

Hi Callum,

You got it except that you don't need the (?P<name> part. Just take that out (and the close paren at the end of that line).

Hope this helps!