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Python Regular Expressions in Python Introduction to Regular Expressions Email Groups

How to make regexp that matches @name - without any prefix before @

'@[\w]+' - matches @ plus suffix. How to separate email addressees from twitter handles?

import re

string = '''Love, Kenneth, kenneth+challenge@teamtreehouse.com, 555-555-5555, @kennethlove
Chalkley, Andrew, andrew@teamtreehouse.co.uk, 555-555-5556, @chalkers
McFarland, Dave, dave.mcfarland@teamtreehouse.com, 555-555-5557, @davemcfarland
Kesten, Joy, joy@teamtreehouse.com, 555-555-5558, @joykesten'''

contacts = re.search(r'(?P<email>[\w]+?[+]?[\w]+@[\w]+.[\w]+).\s+(?P<phone>[\d]+-[\d]+-[\d]+)',string)
twitters = re.search(r'(?P<twitter>[^\w]@[\w]+)',string, re.MULTILINE)

1 Answer

Kenneth Love
Kenneth Love
Treehouse Guest Teacher

It's in the prompt: mark it as being at the end of the line.