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

elmira bonab
elmira bonab
3,471 Points

I am not sure how to include a regular expression in __init__ in a class

Here is my code:

string =  '''Love, Kennetch: 20
Chalkey, Andrew: 25'''

players_pattern = re.compile(r'''
''', re.X|re.M)

class Player():
    def __init__(self,mystring):
        self.first_name = players_pattern.search().group('first_name')
        self.last_name = players_pattern.search().group('last_name')
        self.score = players_pattern.search().group('score')
            for match in players_pattern.finditer(mystring):
                self.first_name = match.group('first_name')
                self.last_name = match.group('last_name')
                self.score = match.group('score')
import re

string = '''Love, Kenneth: 20
Chalkley, Andrew: 25
McFarland, Dave: 10
Kesten, Joy: 22
Stewart Pinchback, Pinckney Benton: 18'''
Chris Grazioli
Chris Grazioli
31,225 Points

why are you using players_pattern= re.compile ? and in the Player Class why mystring?

2 Answers

The second task to this challenge doesn't have anything to do with regexes. It took me a few reads of the directions to before I understood that. It's asking for a class that you would create an instance like this

player1 = Player(first_name="Myers", last_name="Carpenter", score=9001)
print(player1.first_name) # -> "Myers"

From reading the description of the challenge I would think that your answer is going to look like:

players = re.search(SOME_REGEX_HERE)
elmira bonab
elmira bonab
3,471 Points

thanks for the response! Your answer for the first part of challenge is correct, but my question is about the second part of the challenge which we need to create a class named Player that has those same three attributes, last_name, first_name, and score.